EU begins screening candidates for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

EU begins screening candidates for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

All three countries have made their claims in the wake of the Russian occupation of Ukraine.

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The European Union (EU) on Monday (March 7) began the process of examining membership applications for Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, the French presidency of the European Union Council announced.

All three countries have made their claims in the wake of the Russian occupation of Ukraine. The European Commission is required to express an official opinion and decide on the 27th whether to grant the candidate status to the applicants before lengthy and complicated discussions.

Following Romania’s application for membership, the European Commission took two years to comment.

Representatives of member states in Brussels found “Agreement to invite the European Commission to comment on each of the applications for EU membership submitted by Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova”The president said on its Twitter account.

The written procedure began on Monday “To validate” By member states “Draft Letters to the European Commission”, Adding the message. The three-state approach has been supported by several member states, but the procedure is lengthy and requires consensus for membership.

“We will discuss Ukraine’s membership application in the coming days.” European Council President Charles Michel confirmed this in a message on Twitter after a new interview with President Volodymyr Selensky on Monday.

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