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MEP Henna Virkkunen Urges Maintenance of High EU Standards for Ukraine’s Membership


Nov 20, 2023

The possibility of Ukraine joining the European Union is on the horizon. This fall, EU countries will meet to discuss whether to begin negotiations with Ukraine to initiate the membership process. MEP Henna Virkkunen shares her insights on what this means for both Ukraine and the EU.

Virkkunen highlights that in order for negotiations to begin, all EU countries must unanimously approve of it. If approved, the negotiation process could take several years. Virkkunen believes that the standards for Ukraine’s potential membership should be kept high.

For more information, viewers can watch the full interview in the video below.

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