Zelensky, Macron discuss Ukraine’s application as candidate for EU membership

Zelensky, Macron discuss Ukraine’s application as candidate for EU membership

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke over the phone with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the consideration of Ukraine’s application to receive a status of a candidate for the EU membership.

That's according to a president's tweet, Ukrinform reports.

“Finished a long and meaningful phone conversation with Emmanuel Macron. Told about the course of hostilities, the operation to rescue the military from Azovstal and the vision of the prospects of the negotiation process,” the president tweeted on Tuesday.

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“Raised the issue of fuel supply to Ukraine. We also discussed defense support from France, preparation of the 6th package of sanctions, possible ways to export Ukrainian agricultural products. Held a substantive discussion of our application for the status of a candidate for EU membership,” the president wrote.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, Macron said the process of Ukraine’s accession to the European Union could take years.

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