Approved! EU countries endorse Ukraine and Moldova as official candidates to join bloc
Euronews says UKRAINE has been granted official European Union candidate status, after being endorsed by the bloc’s 27 leaders during a summit in Brussels.
Moldova was also granted candidate status while Georgia was left on the waiting list, pending reforms to ensure the country’s political stability.
European Council President Charles Michel called it “a historic moment”.
“Today marks a crucial step on your path towards the EU,” he said.
Michel congratulated Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Moldovan President Maia Sandu and added “our future is together.”
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