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The French Foreign Ministry said that the discussion of Ukraine’s membership in the EU will begin with the end of the conflict

Negotiations on Ukraine’s accession to European Union (EU) will begin only after the end of the military conflict with Russia. This was stated by Minister Delegate for European Affairs to the French Foreign Ministry Clement Bon, assessing the prospects for membership Kyiv in association. His words were heard on the France 2 TV channel, reports TASS.

The diplomat stated that European Council made a “historic and symbolic decision” by granting Ukraine candidate status for EU membership. “But this does not mean that everything will happen overnight. In order not to create illusions tomorrow, it should be said right away that this is a procedure that will begin, perhaps in a few months, which will be long and demanding,” he added.

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