Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described tonight as a “victory” the European Union’s decision to grant the country the status of a candidate for EU membership and promised that he would not rest until Russia loses the war and ensures full integration of Ukraine into the EU. .
The “27” officially recognized Ukraine’s candidacy for EU membership, a bold geopolitical move that was hailed by Kyiv and Brussels as a “historic moment”.
“This is a victory,” Zelensky smiled in a video message posted on Instagram, stressing that Ukraine had been waiting 30 years at the moment.
“We can defeat the enemy, we can rebuild Ukraine, we can join the EU and then we can rest,” he said. ! “.
For his part, Andriy Germak, Zelensky’s chief of staff, said Kyiv would quickly implement the plan needed to start accession talks. “Ukraine will be in the EU,” he said in a Twitter post.