"bloomberg"EU leaders intend to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate member

The American Bloomberg agency reported on Monday that the leaders of the EU countries are ready to officially grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for joining the union.

The agency cites informed sources. That “the move will be made this week, at the EU leaders’ summit on June 23-24. In addition, the countries are also ready to grant candidate status to Moldova, as well as Georgia, but this is under additional conditions. “

The sources indicated that “if Kyiv’s status as a candidate member is approved, the Ukrainian authorities will have to fulfill a number of conditions in order to fulfill all the requirements for joining the union.”

And she continued: “In addition to legislatively fixing the procedure for appointing judges to the Supreme Court, strengthening the fight against corruption, passing laws against money laundering and the rich, eliminating media bias by bringing its legislation in this area in line with European standards. , as well as the completion of the legal reform on the rights of national minorities”.

It should be noted that “the European Commission will closely monitor progress on all points and will report accordingly next year.”

Source: “TASS” + “Bloomberg”

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