The war in Ukraine has “accelerated” the European agenda, says Macron

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The leaders of the Twenty-Seven had been meeting at a summit in Brussels since Thursday, when the presidency. Following the recognition of EU candidate status for Ukraine and Moldova, the debates focused on economic issues, with growing concern about inflation and the problem of energy dependence.

The European Union, meeting at a summit in Brussels, endorsed Ukraine’s candidacy on Thursday, June 23, a highly symbolic step nearly four months after the invasion provoked by the Russian army.

Friday, closing the summit, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen also returned to the economic impact of this conflict: “Obviously, the war in Ukraine has a heavy impact on growth and inflation. We’ve seen this Russian action on gas, we’ve seen an increase beyond energy sources, on food and so on, so we’ve been talking about figuring out how to reduce that economic, especially for the poorest people. most vulnerable in our society.


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