Zelenskyy calls for more support from Europe, Ukraine's EU candidacy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Copyright AP/Ukrainian Presidential Press Office
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By Katy DartfordJoshua Askew with Reuters/AP/AFP
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Zelenskyy has urged Europe to support Ukraine's membership candidacy to the bloc at the upcoming summit at the end of June and called for more action to stop the Russian aggression.


Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged the EU heads to give Ukraine candidate status for the bloc's membership at the upcoming summit in late June.

Speaking to the Copenhagen Democracy Summit in a video address, Zelenskyy asked the leaders of the 27 member states to show “that its words about the Ukrainian people being part of the European family aren’t a hollow sound.”

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