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EC recommends to Council confirming Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia's perspective to become members of the EU and provides its opinion on granting them candidate status

Today, the European Commission presented its Opinions on the application for EU membership submitted by Ukraine, Georgia and the Republic of Moldova as invited by the Council. Today's Opinions are based on the Commission's assessment in light of the…

EU candidate status: Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia support Ukraine

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Montenegro Dritan Abazović, and Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovačevski…

Op-eds

Putin enters the Hitler category

Until now Hitler has been branded as the most extreme incarnation of evil, to the point that he has remained in the history books only, and not heard of in comparisons with any other living personality. That now changes with Putin.

Putin’s evil war

Putin’s comprehensive invasion of Ukraine across its north, east and south borders and inland rocket attacks started early in the morning of Thursday 24 February 2022.   His speech to justify the invasion invoked the objectives of demilitarization…

Publications

Interpreting the Commission Opinions on the membership applications of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, and next steps for the European Council

The Commission’s three Opinions on the membership applications of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, if endorsed by the European Council as seems likely on 23-24 June, will mark a geopolitical turning point for Europe, bringing the three…

The New Agenda for the EU’s Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policies

The war in Ukraine, triggering membership applications from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia and coming on top of widespread calls for reinvigorating the stagnant accession process in the Western Balkans, has led Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Charles…

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Opinion on Ukraine's application for membership of the European Union

Opinion on Moldova's application for membership of the European Union

Opinion on Georgia's application for membership of the European Union

EU skeptics say, we respond: counter-arguments to the key caveats regarding Ukraine’s EU candidacy

Opinion: Peacekeeping in Karabakh can learn from the UNOMIG experience

Pashinyan and Aliyev meet in Brussels again: What next