European Parliament to vote on visa liberalization for Ukraine on April 5
03 March, 2017, 00:27 | Author: Ora Austin
Under these rules, "if a third country does not lift its visa requirements within 24 months of being notified of non-reciprocity, the EU Commission must adopt a delegated act. suspending the visa waiver for its nationals for 12 months", the statement said.
The European Parliament, "by a show of hands, [on Wednesday] urged the Commission to adopt restrictive measures against USA citizens 'within two months, '" reportsReuters.
The EU Commission gave a two-year deadline to countries back in 2014 to ensure the same visa waiver rights for its citizens that Europe offered in return. Parliament argues that as a result the Commission has been "legally obliged" to take measures.
The spat comes at a time when the European Union is keeping a wary eye on new US President Donald Trump who has attacked the EU, welcomed Brexit and imposed an immigrant ban on seven mainly Muslim countries which was later overturned by a court.
MEPs agreed on Thursday in Brussels that the European Union is now "legally obliged" to suspend the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) with the USA for a year after Washington did not meet a visa reciprocity deadline, the Telegraph reported.
The parliament recalled that a notification of non-reciprocity was sent to the U.S. on April 12, 2014, meaning that the Commission should have acted to block visa free access to United States nationals by April 12, 2016. The four other countries the EU Commission notified in April 2014 are Australia, Brunei, Canada, and Japan-three of these four have already lifted visa requirements since then while Canada has announced [press release] its intention to do so by the end of the year.
According to the ancient Roman tradition, Pope Francis will chair the penitent religious service, the SITA newswire wrote. So why does Lent begin on Ash Wednesday? This year, the Carnival season was quite long, lasting for nearly two months.
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