War in Ukraine

Ukraine, Moldova on course for EU candidacy at summit

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European Union heads of state and governments are gathering in Brussels today for what is sure to be a historic summit.

They appear set to invite war-torn Ukraine and its neighbour Moldova to start negotiations for full membership of the EU.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2022, with the headline Ukraine, Moldova on course for EU candidacy at summit. Subscribe