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Bloomberg: Some EU nations balk at push to advance Ukraine’s membership bid

March 7, 2022 4:09 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Germany, the Netherlands and others first want the EU’s executive arm to deliver its opinion on Ukraine’s readiness for the membership process before taking a political decision, said the diplomats, describing private discussions ahead of a summit in France this week.

They want to focus on practical support to Ukraine and ending the war rather than embarking on a process that could take at least a decade, one of the diplomats said.

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The Kyiv Independent news desk
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