Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba wants his country to be reserved in the European Union, even if the accession negotiations are still long. He said that on the German TV channel ARD.
“We often hear that Ukraine is part of the European family. Then it is now important to reserve that place,” said Koeleba at the start of a visit to Germany.
Kyiv indicated on February 28, shortly after the Russian invasion, that it would like to join the EU. Still, several member states have reservations and do not favour an accelerated accession procedure.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that it could take decades for a country like Ukraine to become an EU member.
However, before that time, the country might already be able to participate in a “political European community”, Macron said.