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Ukraine becomes an official candidate for EU membership


European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to make Ukraine an official candidate to join the bloc, opening the door to possible membership in years to come.

The decision was accepted by EU leaders at a summit in Brussels and responds to one of Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskythe greatest demands of European countries. It also aims to send a resounding message of support for Kyiv to the Kremlin.

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