In the upcoming fall, EU countries will gather to discuss the possibility of initiating membership negotiations with Ukraine. If approved unanimously by all member states, this would mark a significant step towards Ukraine’s potential accession to the European Union.
MEP Henna Virkkunen believes that any decision to begin membership negotiations must be carefully considered and comes with high expectations. The negotiation process can take several years and should not be rushed. In her view, the standards for Ukraine’s potential membership should remain stringent, ensuring that both parties benefit from a strong and mutually respectful relationship.
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