The EU Visa Code is a relatively new instrument and requires certain additions and changes, head of the "Europe without barriers" organization Iryna Sushko said during the round table "EU visa practice in 2012: is there a change?", ForUm correspondent reports.

In particular, she said that "getting visa is only the first step to visit a EU country." She reminded that often the citizens, having got a Schengen visa in the consular offices of one country, have problems when crossing border of another EU or Schengen country. "Such cases have made it clear that the EU Visa Code is a new document, which requires some additions and changes, and possibly introducing some in-depth interpretations," she said.

In turn, research director of the Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation Oleksandr Sushko said that the problematic situations at the border are more common for Ukrainian citizens, who indicate multiple objectives of the visit.

"In most cases, problems arise when a person enters the territory of Germany, besides crossing the border for the first time, and a visa is issued by another country," the expert said.



Спасибо за Вашу активность, Ваш вопрос будет рассмотрен модераторами в ближайшее время