French, German, Italian and Romanian leaders visiting Kiev favor giving Ukraine “Immediately” official status as a candidate for entry into the European Union. This was announced by French President Emmanuel Macron, and the words correspond to Zelensky’s request at the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“We support immediate candidate status for all four memberships,” Macron said. “This situation will be accompanied by a road map and will take into account the situation in the Balkans and neighbourhoods, especially Moldova,” the French leader said. During the first days of the conflict, the Ukrainian President asked the European Union to allow Ukraine to gain membership immediately.
The words of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz are even more direct: “Ukraine belongs to the European family.”
German leaders Olaf Scholz, Frenchman Emmanuel Macron and Italian, Mario Draghi, visited Ukraine on Thursday to show European support for Kyiv, a week before the European Union decided whether the country would officially be eligible for entry into the bloc. can be a candidate. ,
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