The EU is set to discuss whether to begin membership negotiations with Ukraine in the upcoming fall. If approved, this would mark a significant step towards Ukraine becoming a member of the European Union.
MEP Henna Virkkunen, who has shed light on the topic, emphasizes that unanimous approval from all EU countries is required before any negotiation process can begin. She also notes that the process itself can take several years, making it a lengthy journey for Ukraine.
When asked about her opinion on the standards for Ukraine’s potential EU membership, Virkkunen stresses that they should be kept high. Viewers can learn more about this topic by watching the full interview in the video below.