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EU leaders grant Ukraine candidate member status - Nikkei Asia

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EU leaders grant Ukraine candidate member status - Nikkei Asia

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But public discontent is mounting over inflation and an energy crisis as Russia tightens gas supplies in response to sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine -- issues that will be discussed during the summit's second day on Friday.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine prompted Kyiv to formally apply for candidate status, and the EU to fast-track its approval.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his "special military operation" launched in Ukraine in late February was partly necessitated by Western encroachment into what Russia characterizes as its rightful geographical sphere of influence.


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Author / Journalist: Staff Writer

Category: InvestingFinanceAsia

Topics: Union Told Status Ukraine European Russia Countries Bloc Candidate Leaders Membership

Source Website Secure: Yes (HTTPS)

News Sentiment: Negative

Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

Published On: 2022-06-24, 02:23:00

News Timezone: GMT +9:00

News Source URL: asia.nikkei.com

Language: English

Reading Time: 5 minutes read

Article Length: 789 words

Coverage Area: Japan

Availability: Desktop Web, Mobile Web

News ID: 6905

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Last Updated: 10h ago

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