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An important step towards the EU: Ukraine gains ‘candidate status’ to the EU

Date 24 Jun 2022 time 11:15

EU Certification ‘Candidate status’ to enter the EU for Ukraine-Moldova

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky praised this as It is a “special historic moment” after the European Union (EU) granted Ukraine and Moldova EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova on June 23 local time.

“This is a historic moment and a special moment in the relationship between Ukraine and the EU. Ukraine’s future lies in the European Union,” Zelensky said. While Ukraine is still under attack by Russian forces.

“We just received candidate status. This is our victory,” Zelensky said in a video posted on Instagram. “We’ve waited 120 days for this day, and it’s been 30 years,” referring to the number of days Ukraine has been at war since Russia launched military operations on Feb. 24 and three decades after Ukraine declared its independence. soviet union

Like Charles Michel, President of the European Council This is a historic moment and an important step in Ukraine and Moldova’s path to the European Union.

Moldova, which is not a member of NATO and is not part of the European Union. same as ukraine It is under a tense situation, with analysts saying if the conflict extends outside Ukraine. Moldova is also one of the most vulnerable countries.

Photo by REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko