European leaders back ‘immediate’ candidate status for Ukraine to join EU - BBC News 46,181 views Jun 17, 2022 The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Romania have backed Ukraine's bid to join the EU, saying it should be given "immediate" candidate status.
"Ukraine belongs to the European family," German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at a joint briefing in Kyiv, but he added that Ukraine still had to meet the accession criteria in full.
Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed the 27-member EU would stand by Ukraine until its victory against Russia.
Russia-Ukraine grain deal 'agreed' | Ukraine: The Latest | Podcast 729 views Jul 23, 2022 Today, we discuss the very latest updates from the front lines of the war in Ukraine and Europe and speak to Foreign Correspondent Colin Freeman about his interviews with the head of the Georgian legion and the Ukrainian singer Svyatoslav Vakarchuk.
David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter @writerknowles. Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @francisdearnley. Colin Freeman (Foreign Corespondent)