East StratCom disinformation claim:

Ukraine’s MFA accuses the EU of betrayal. The source for these claims is an interview that Ukraine’ s Deputy Foreign Minister for European Integration Olena Zerkal gave to the British newspaper Financial Times.

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Period/date: 13. December 2016

Debunk claim:

While visa free travel for Ukrainians has in principle been agreed upon with the EU, it has yet to officially begin. Ms. Zerkal was simply expressing frustration with the process; she was not accusing the EU of betrayal. http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukraine-s-foreign-ministry-accuses-eu-of-betrayal/

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Additional information

This information is reported by StopFake in Disinformation Review issue 52. The item is located at row number 25 in the report.

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