President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, recently asked European Union (EU) to permit Ukraine to right away become a member, under a special procedure.
Following the request, President of European Council Charles Michel noted that, the council will need to “seriously study Ukraine’s request for EU membership”. Ukraine has filed the membership application because it defends against Russian invasion.
The European bloc has also decided to send USD 450 million in military aid to Ukraine, other than humanitarian support. Ceasefire Talks Officials from Russia and Ukraine met at the Belarusian border for ceasefire talks. While, Western countries are constantlycoming together to further weaken and isolate Russia economically and diplomatically as well.
Military of Ukraine has been holding up gallantly against Russia, that has attacked its neighbour and a former member of erstwhile country from the north, east and south, despite strict warnings of sanctions from the West. Russia has damaged several major defence base and civil installations in Ukraine.
Relations between the EU and Ukraine are shaped through Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement and therefore the Deep & Comprehensive trade Area (DCFTA).
Ukraine may be a priority partner within Eastern Partnership furthermore as European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). EU and Ukraine are seeking a detailed relationship with one another through gradual economic integration and deepening political co-operation.
When was Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement signed?
The economic a part of Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement was signed in 2014 by the new president, Petro Poroshenko. Ukraine joined DCFYA in 2016, with EU. Ukrainian citizens got visa-free jaunt the Schengen Area for up to 90 days.
In February 2019, Constitution of Ukraine was amended. Norms on the strategic course of Ukraine for membership in NATO and therefore the global organization are enshrined within the preamble of Basic Law. Following Russia-Ukraine war, President Zelensky signed an EU membership application for Ukraine on February 28, 2022. On March 1, 2022, the eu Parliament recommended to form Ukraine a politician “candidate” for EU membership.