Macron said that Ukraine could not even get the status of a candidate if not for Putin

Macron said that Ukraine could not even get the status of a candidate if not for Putin

Macron says Ukraine would not even be able to get candidate status if not for Putin

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Emmanuel Macron believes that Ukraine could not qualify for the status of a candidate for EU membership if it were not for the war that Putin started.

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As Macron said in an interview with the French TV channel BFMTV, after the decision on the candidate status of Ukraine is approved, a “road map” will be presented. reforms that Kyiv must implement in order to move forward the application for EU membership.

In his opinion, support for the candidate status of – “this is a powerful political signal” support for Ukraine, as well as “a signal sent to Russia.”

“We took over this movement towards Europe. We prepared it in this room (the interview was recorded in the train that Western leaders took to Kyiv) with Chancellor Scholz and Prime Minister Mario Draghi. Ukrainians expected a European consensus”, – Macron added.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich