Ursula von der Leyen Congratulated Ukraine

by Olha Povaliaieva
Thursday, June 24, 2022
Ursula von der Leyen Congratulated Ukraine

On June 23, Ukraine was officially proclaimed a candidate for Ukraine's accession to the European Union

Today, the European Parliament voted, according to the results of which Ukraine and Moldova get the status of candidate members of the EU.

Ursula von der Leyen, who did a lot for Ukraine and helped our country get a new status, warmly congratulated Ukraine.

"This is a very defining moment and a very good day for Europe today. I warmly congratulate president Zelenskyy, president Sandu, president Zourabichvili. All 3 countries are part of our European family we never late and today is a historic decision by leaders confirms that. We have never left any doubt about that and today's historic decision by leaders confirms that. There can be no better sign of hope for their citizens of Ukraine Moldova and Georgia in these troubled times. Let me stress that I am deeply convinced that our decision that we have taken today strengthens us all. It strengthens Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in the face of Russian aggression. And it strengthens the European Union because it shows once again to the world that the European union is united and strong in the face of external threats," Ursula von der Leyen.

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