The EU has determined the date and time for the start of negotiations on Ukraine's accession: details

The EU has determined the date and time for the start of negotiations on Ukraine's accession: details

Negotiations on the accession of Ukraine and Moldova to the EU will begin on June 25 / Photo: TSN.ua / Photo: ТСН.ua

Ukraine submitted its application for EU membership on February 28, 2022.

The Council of the European Union has officially approved the negotiation frameworks for Ukraine and Moldova's accession. On June 25, the EU will begin preparations for intergovernmental conferences with these countries.

This information was shared on the Belgian Presidency of the EU's page on the X platform (Twitter). 

"The EU Council adopted the general EU positions, including negotiating frameworks, for accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova. This opens the way for launching the negotiations on Tuesday 25 June in Luxembourg," the statement reads.

President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, also announced the start of Moldova's EU accession negotiations.

"Becoming an EU member is our path to peace, prosperity, and a better life for all citizens. Wishing our delegation every success as they officially launch negotiations in Luxembourg next week," Sandu wrote on her account on X.

As is known, Ukraine submitted its application for EU membership on February 28, 2022, and was granted candidate status in June of the same year.

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