Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded on February 24. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded on February 24. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

European Union agrees to make Ukraine a candidate for EU membership

  • Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky hailed the EU decision as ‘a unique and historic moment’
  • Ukraine will have to go through protracted negotiations, and gaining membership could take years

Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded on February 24. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine applied for EU membership less than a week after Moscow invaded on February 24. Photo: Reuters
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