Ukraine is on the brink of potentially joining the European Union (EU). In the upcoming fall, EU countries will gather to discuss whether to begin negotiations with Ukraine to kick off the membership process. MEP Henna Virkkunen provides insights into what this means for both Ukraine and the EU.
According to Virkkunen, any decision to initiate membership negotiations must be approved unanimously by all EU countries. The negotiation process itself could take several years. When asked about her thoughts on Ukraine’s potential EU membership, she emphasized that the standards should be kept high.
For more information on this topic, viewers can watch the full interview in the video below.