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Ukraine in the European Union? President Zelenskiy signed the membership application – EURACTIV.pl

Ukraine’s application to join the European Union was signed by President Volodymyr Zhelensky.

“In this document, Ukraine, as a European country, has the honor of applying for membership in the European Union under Article 49 of the EU Agreement, in accordance with the values ​​expressed in Article 2 of the EU Convention.” It announces Document signed by the President of Ukraine.

About signing the application Information Verkovna Rada, Ukrainian Parliament of the United Nations.

“The president has signed a historic document – Ukraine’s application for membership in the European Union,” he added. Andre SaibihaVice President of the Office of the President.

In conjunction with the Speaker of Parliament Ruslan Stefanczuk And the Prime Minister Denisem Smihalem A joint statement was also signed – he added. According to him, the documents are “already on the way to Brussels”.

The application was sent to the President of France Emmanuel Macrona Represents the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Leaders of the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament will also receive copies of the document Charles Michael, Ursula van der Leyen I Roberta Metzola.

Zelenskiy: I think we deserve EU membership

Earlier, Volodymyr Zelensky asked the EU for a quicker way to join the EU. “Our goal is to be one with all Europeans – and most importantly – to be equal to them. I believe that is fair. I firmly believe that we deserve it.” he said In a recently released video.

The former president of Ukraine also called for swift action by EU leaders and institutions Petro PoroshenkoThis position is known so far for his highly critical attitude towards his successor.

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“I urge European leaders to immediately consider Ukraine’s request and begin the pre – access negotiation process. Ukraine’s membership in the EU is the best guarantee of freedom and prosperity for the Ukrainian people.” He wrote Poroshenko on Twitter.