Lithuania counts on implementation of the visa-free travels for Ukrainians to the European Union in 2017. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite this at a press conference joint with President Petro Poroshenko announced, Ukrainian News Agency reports. She will take part in the December 15 session of the European Council and facilitate the search of the solution for the EU visa liberalisation for the citizens of Ukraine. At the meeting will be also raised the question of completion of ratification of the Ukraine - EU Association Agreement. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the EU on December 7 agreed the mechanism of suspension of visa-free travels for third countries. First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Iryna Heraschenko calls on the Verkhovna Rada to request the European Parliament to consider the mechanism of suspension of travels for third countries during the December 12-15 plenary week.