• European Union commission: Make Ukraine a member candidate

    18 days ago - By Bésame

    BRUSSELS - The European Union's executive arm on Friday recommended making Ukraine a candidate for EU membership, a first step on what was expected to be a long road for the war-torn country to join the 27-nation bloc.
    The European Commission delivered its proposal to award Ukraine candidate status after a fast-tracked analysis of answers to a questionnaire. The Ukrainian government applied for EU membership less than a week after Russia invaded the country.
    “Ukrainians are ready to die for the European perspective,” commission President Ursula von der Leyen said. “We want them to live...
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