Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Grushko predicted the end of the EU if Ukraine joins
“If the EU is real [включит в свой состав] this is a state where Nazi groups rule the ball and Nazi ideology reigns, which is incompatible with European values, [это] will mean the end of the European Union,” he said.
Earlier on May 14, the head of the land group of the Christian Social Union (CSU) in the German Bundestag Alexander Dobrindt declaredthat the process of Ukraine’s entry into the European Union may drag on for decades. He explained this by the fact that the EU does not have an accelerated procedure for admitting countries.
Former Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov declaredthat u Moscow Doubts arose about the harmlessness of Ukraine’s entry into the European Union. The diplomat added that the EU has turned from a “constructive economic platform” into an “aggressive, militant player.”