European leaders granted Ukraine and Moldova candidate status at an EU summit in Brussels on Friday night. Referring to the statement of the President of the European Council Charles Michel on Twitter, the rapporteur informs TASR. The European Council granted candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova on Thursday evening, shortly after 8 pm. Several leaders of member countries called the event a “historic moment” and a signal of hope for the Ukrainian people. For Slovak journalists, the information from the summit was also confirmed by Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger, who recalled that Slovakia had “come a long way” to get all EU partners “on board” since the unofficial EU summit in Versailles in March, where he pushed for the idea of candidate status for Ukraine. “. The prime minister added that this was good news for Ukraine, Slovakia and the whole of Europe, and also congratulated Moldova.
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