“The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement after Ukraine’s EU membership application: still fit for purpose”, Guillaume Van der Loo and Peter Van Elsuwege (Egmont Belgium)

In an extraordinary session of the European Parliament on 1 March 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky requested from a bunker in Kyiv, while Russian missiles bombarded Ukraine, the EU to give the war-ravaged country a clear path towards EU membership. The day before, Ukraine had submitted its official application to the EU, followed shortly by Georgia and Moldova.

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