Michel confident that EU will grant candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova today

Michel confident that EU will grant candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova today

June 23, 2022

European Council President Charles Michel said today he was confident that EU leaders meeting in the European Council later in the day would grant candidate status for EU membership to Ukraine and Moldova.

This is a decisive moment for the EU,” said Michel. “I am confident that today we will grant candidate status to Ukraine and to Moldova. And express a clear and strong European perspective for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.”

The European Council takes place today and tomorrow in Brussels. The consideration of applications from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia and assistance to Ukraine suffering from Russian aggression are among the main topics of the meeting.

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