European Commission recommends that the European Council grant Ukraine and Moldova EU candidate status. The statement was made by the President of the European Commission.
According to von der Leyen, Commission recommends to the European Council that Ukraine be given a European perspective and at the same time candidate status.
As for Moldova, Commission also recommends that Moldova be given a European perspective and candidate status.
Regarding Georgia, von der Leyen said that the country shares the same potential that Ukraine and Moldova have, its application is strong, but for success, the country needs to set a structural reform agenda.