The Heads of State and Government of the European Union adopted a decision to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for EU membership.
President of the European Council Charles Michel announced the decision on his Twitter page, Trend reports citing Ukrinform.
“Agreement. EUCO has just decided EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova. A historic moment. Today marks a crucial step on your path towards the EU,” Michel wrote.
He congratulated President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu.