Ukraine will not waste time in the next phase before the start of negotiations on membership in the European Union.
This is what President Volodymyr Zelensky said at a joint briefing with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands and thanked him for his help and support.
"We quickly received the status of a candidate for membership, I want to thank you personally, Marco, for supporting our candidacy. I know that the decision is not easy, thank you, your government and your society. For us, this is a really important indicator of those who are with us and who are for us”, – said the president.
“We will not waste time on the next stage before the start of negotiations on EU membership”, – Zelensky said.
The transformation of Ukraine for the sake of readiness to become a full member of the EU is already underway, the president said.
“In a difficult situation, in a full-scale war”, – said the president.
Prepared by: Nina Petrovich