Opinion on Moldova’s application for membership of the European Union

Opinion on Moldova’s application for membership of the European Union

June 17, 2022

On 17 June, the European Commission presented its Opinions on the applications for EU membership submitted by Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova. The Commission recommended to grant Moldova EU candidate status.The European Commission concludes that the country has a solid foundation in place to reach the stability of institutions guaranteeing democracy, the rule of law, human rights and respect for and protection of minorities; macroeconomic policies have been reasonably sound and progress has been made in strengthening the financial sector and business environment but key economic reforms remain to be undertaken. The country has established a solid basis for further alignment with the EU acquis.

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