Zelensky hails European Commission opinion on EU candidate status for Ukraine
10:36, Saturday, 18 June, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed the decision by the European Commission recommending that Ukraine be granted the status of a candidate for EU membership and expressed hope for the positive results of next week's European Council meeting. The head of state said this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
"I commend the positive European Commission conclusion on Ukraine's candidate status. It's the 1st step on the EU membership path that'll certainly bring our Victory closer. Grateful to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen & each EC member for a historic decision. I expect the positive result from the European Council next week," Zelensky said.