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english.elpais.com
6 months ago
Europe politics

Keys to enlarging the European Union: Steps and obstacles on a complex path

The European Union member states have agreed to open accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova, bringing the number of candidates for EU membership to nine.
Candidate status does not guarantee immediate entry into the European Union; there are many steps and obstacles the countries must overcome. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Europe news

EU summit live: talks continue after Hungary's Viktor Orban blocks aid package to Ukraine

Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, blocked agreement on a new funding package for Ukraine and a top-up of the EU's multiyear budget, but did not say it would be a permanent veto.
Orban argued against launching accession negotiations with Ukraine, stating that Hungary could vote it down in parliament and has multiple opportunities to stop the process if it goes against Hungary's interests. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
6 months ago
Europe news

Against the odds, European Union agrees to open membership negotiations with Ukraine

The EU has decided to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, a significant moment for the country and a reversal of previous opposition.
The decision is seen as a signal of hope for the Ukrainian people and a message to Russia that Europe supports Ukraine. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
6 months ago
Europe politics

Keys to enlarging the European Union: Steps and obstacles on a complex path

The European Union member states have agreed to open accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova, bringing the number of candidates for EU membership to nine.
Candidate status does not guarantee immediate entry into the European Union; there are many steps and obstacles the countries must overcome. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Europe news

EU summit live: talks continue after Hungary's Viktor Orban blocks aid package to Ukraine

Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban, blocked agreement on a new funding package for Ukraine and a top-up of the EU's multiyear budget, but did not say it would be a permanent veto.
Orban argued against launching accession negotiations with Ukraine, stating that Hungary could vote it down in parliament and has multiple opportunities to stop the process if it goes against Hungary's interests. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
6 months ago
Europe news

Against the odds, European Union agrees to open membership negotiations with Ukraine

The EU has decided to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, a significant moment for the country and a reversal of previous opposition.
The decision is seen as a signal of hope for the Ukrainian people and a message to Russia that Europe supports Ukraine. [ more ]
moreeuropean-union
www.npr.org
6 months ago
Europe politics

Ukraine gets a EU membership boost, but Hungary blocks an aid deal

The European Union failed to agree on a 50 billion-euro financial aid package for Ukraine, despite opening accession negotiations with the country.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban vetoed the aid package, delivering a blow to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
Europe politics

Ukraine gets historic EU green-light after Orban drops veto DW 12/15/2023

Ukraine receives green light to begin official talks to join the EU after Hungary drops veto threat
EU leaders unexpectedly decide to open accession negotiations with Ukraine, Moldova, and grant candidate status to Georgia [ more ]
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