Von der Leyen: Ukraine ‘will follow eu path’


Kiev, April 8 (Reuters) – The head of the European Commission and the BLOC’s top diplomat arrived in Kiev on Thursday to offer support and assurances to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky over his bid to join the European Union.European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who arrived in Kiev by train from Brussels, told reporters her most important message to Zelensky was that Ukraine “will follow the Path of the European Union.””Normally it takes years for the European Council to accept an application for membership, but Ukraine did it in a week or two and I ask for progress as soon as possible,” she was reported as saying.Our goal is to present Ukraine’s application to the Board this summer.”Six weeks after Russia’s “invasion” of Ukraine, she pledged to support Kiev’s “emergence from war as a democracy.”She said the European Union and other donors will help.Josep Borrelli, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs and Security Policy, said the same.He told reporters he hoped the EU would provide Another 500 million euros to Kiev in the coming days.(Original title: Stand up for Ukraine!)Disclaimer: This article is reproduced for the purpose of conveying more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn

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