Il European Council has decided to grant Ukraine and Moldova the status of
Candidate countries for EU membership, a “historic moment” for the Union. President Charles announces it via social media Michel, underlining that this is a “crucial step on the path towards the EU”. As proposed by the Commission, Georgia is given a “European perspective”but the EU is “ready to grant it the status of candidate country” once the required reforms are made.
The president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen congratulates the presidents of the three countrieswho “are part of the European family. And the historic decision taken today by the leaders confirms this”.
The reaction via Twittter of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr, was immediate Zelensky what they say
rato a Charles Michel e Von der Leyen and to EU leaders for support. The future of Ukraine – points out – it is within the EU“.
In the European Council, Michel said at a press conference, there was also a “very strong desire to re-energize the process with Bosnia-Herzegovina”. It was decided to “go back to the matter” on the basis of a report that the Commission will draw up, “ready to take decisions on candidate status”, on the basis of the Commission report.