The Republic of Cyprus is ready to support the acquisition of the status of a candidate for membership in the European Union by Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced this in his Twitter according to the results of a conversation with the head of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis, Ukrinform reports.
“During a telephone conversation with President Nikos Anastasiadis, he thanked for the readiness of the Republic of Cyprus to support Ukraine’s acquisition of the status of a candidate for EU membership. We discussed the participation of Cyprus in the upcoming restoration of Ukraine,” Zelensky said.
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As reported, on June 17, the European Commission recommended that the European Council confirm Ukraine’s prospect of becoming a member of the EU and grant it candidate status.
Representatives of the European Council will hold a discussion on granting Ukraine the status of an EU candidate country at a meeting on June 23-24.