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Politico.eu.com | Commission will urge EU candidate status for war-ravaged Ukraine, 13 June
Final decision rests with European Council.
landssakes! It's not even part of the EU!
Recognizing Ukraine as a candidate country ultimately requires the unanimous approval of the 27 heads of state and government on the European Council, who are expected to take up the question at a summit meeting in Brussels next week. Officials and diplomats said that at least three countries were still opposed.
cliff hanger ...
France currently holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU and, as such, has a key role in preparing the European Council debate.
archived Report by President Charles Michel to the European Parliament plenary session, 8 June
If we want to be a geopolitical power, we must act as a geopolitical power. This means taking care of ourselves but also taking care of others. By being together, we can use that power to become more sovereign and more prosperous, more influential.

We are united and committed to back Ukraine and to build our common future.

by Cat on Tue Jun 14th, 2022 at 12:19:45 AM EST
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