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Ukraine ‘Waiting for Green Light’ on EU Candidacy, Says Presidency

A view exhibits destroyed services of Azovstal metal plant throughout Ukraine-Russia battle within the southern port metropolis of Mariupol, Ukraine (File photograph/AFP)

Ukraine has demanded that its candidacy standing ought to be pushed ahead since Moscow invaded in late February, with preventing raging particularly within the east of the nation

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  • Last Updated:June 23, 2022, 16:36 IST
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Ukraine on Thursday stated it was “waiting for the green light” to obtain EU candidacy standing as European leaders met in Brussels to debate Kyiv’s future, 4 months into the Russian invasion.

“We are waiting for the green light, Ukraine has earned candidate status,” the pinnacle of the Ukrainian presidency Andriy Yermak stated on Telegram.

He added that Ukraine’s aim is “full membership in the EU.”

“We will be ready to start implementing the plan from the European Commission to start negotiations on this.”

Yermak known as the EU summit “historic.”

Ukraine has demanded that its candidacy standing ought to be pushed ahead since Moscow invaded in late February, with preventing raging particularly within the east of the nation.

Ukraine had a pro-EU revolution in 2014 that overthrew a Moscow-backed authorities.

The European Commission-backed candidacy is extensively anticipated to be authorised, although some international locations haven’t been smitten by it.

The accession course of is more likely to take years if not a long time.

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