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EU leaders agree on candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova

BRUSSELS, June 23 (KUNA) -- European Union leaders Thursday agreed to grant EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova. President of the European Council, Charles Michel. tweeted this evening.
"A historic moment. Today marks a crucial step on your path towards the EU," he said.
The leaders of the 27 member EU are holding a 2-day summit in Brussels Thursday and Friday with the war on Ukraine at the focus of the meeting. (end) nk