The final decision will be made at the EU summit
The final decision will be made by June 24 / Photo: Collage: Today
The European Parliament supported granting Ukraine and Moldova the status of candidates for the European Union. The MEPs adopted a corresponding resolution. 529 officials voted in favor, 45 against, 14 abstained. Twitter.
“The European Parliament overwhelmingly adopts a resolution on the candidate status of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia: the voting results speak for themselves. A clear signal of support for the candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova ahead of today’s EU meeting,” he wrote.
The final decision on granting the status of candidates will be made at the EU summit, which will be held June 23-24 in Brussels.
European Parliament President Roberta Metsol noted that this will demonstrate leadership, determination and vision in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine.
“An unequivocal and strong position of the European Parliament. Today, the European Commission should grant candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova, and the same path for Georgia. The EU remains a reliable partner and a trustworthy geopolitical player,” she said.
This will show leadership, resolve & vision in context of Russia’s war against #Ukraine.
remains a reliable partner & credible geopolitical actor.
— Roberta Metsola (@EP_President) June 23, 2022
Ukraine’s accession to the EU
Ukraine officially applied for EU membership on February 28, 2022, a day earlier, a number of European heads of state spoke in favor of integration with Ukraine. On March 1, 2022, the European Parliament supported a resolution granting Ukraine the status of an EU candidate country.
17 June European Commission recommended granting Ukraine candidate status for EU membership.
An important issue on the path of European integration will be decided at the EU summit, which will be held on June 23-24 in Brussels. There will also be a vote for granting Ukraine the status of a candidate for the European Union.
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