Ukraine and Moldova move a little closer to the EU

Ukraine and Moldova move a little closer to the EU
Ukraine and Moldova move a little closer to the EU

DECRYPTION – Accession negotiations were launched on Tuesday. A long road full of obstacles awaits the two countries before their entry into the EU.

Correspondent in Brussels

The Europeans wanted to move quickly on the accession negotiations of Ukraine and Moldova to the EU. There is no question for the Commission and for many leaders of giving control to Hungary, while this country, which will take Monday 1is July, the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU, has been working for months to sabotage all files relating to EU support for kyiv. The formal kick-off of the negotiations therefore took place on Tuesday, in the very last days of the Belgian presidency, with the holding in Luxembourg of the obligatory stages which are the intergovernmental conferences (IGC). “ Congratulations to Moldova and Ukraine », greeted the President of the Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, who had often moved forward more than the Twenty-Seven wished. “ Together we can build a stronger, more united Europe, where every nation has the opportunity to flourish in peace and prosperity », underlined the President of the Council…

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