President reiterates goal for embattled Ukraine to join West.

(LaPresse) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that Ukraine’s path towards EU membership “shouldn’t take years or decades” and promised to make the Ukrainian side of the process “perfect.”

“Today, together with the president of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the prime minister, we sign a joint declaration, which is a signal of unity of all branches of government and a proof of our determination to achieve Ukraine’s strategic goal of full membership of the European Union,” Zelensky said. “Our path to membership doesn’t have to take years or decades. We need to get over this path quickly. Make our share of the job perfect to allow our friends from the European Union to make another historic decision for us, just as quickly and as quickly as possible. in a consolidated way “.

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