European Council President grants Ukraine EU candidate status in 'historic moment'

by 24britishtvJune 23, 2022, 8:50 p.m. 19
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Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube EU leaders approved Ukraine and Moldova as candidate countries to join the bloc at a historic European Council in Brussels on Thursday, as Kyiv was warned it must have "no illusions" about joining the EU anytime soon. The 27 heads of state and government gave their approval to Ukraine being considered for EU membership in what was described a a historic show of support for Kyiv. President of the European Council Charles Michel hailed the move as a "historic moment" and Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, said it was "a sign of hope in troubled times." Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture. #ukraine #zelensky #charlesmichel #ursulavonderleyen #europeanunion

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