16 Jun 2022

Russia Ukraine War: World leaders back Ukrainian EU membership bid

International Editor

“Ukraine belongs to the European family.” That was the message from European leaders in Kyiv today.

The French President, German Chancellor and Italian Prime Minister, took the train to the Ukrainian capital together – to personally deliver a message supporting the country’s candidacy for EU membership.

Although welcomed by President Zelenskyy, his more urgent request was for more weapons, more quickly.