19 mai 2022

Ukraine slams 'second-class treatment' after Scholz dashes Kyiv's hopes of quick EU membership Ukraine slams 'second-class treatment' after Scholz dashes Kyiv's hopes of quick EU membership | Euronews Euronews Euronews euronews_icons_loading Loading

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Kyiv has hit back at the "second-class treatment" of Ukraine after Germany's chancellor Olaf Scholz poured cold water on the war-torn country being given quick European Union membership. In a speech at the Bundestag on Thursday morning, Scholz said he was against granting Ukraine a "shortcut" to join the bloc. He said giving Kyiv quicker access would be unfair on countries in the Western Balkans, who have been waiting years to join .  "The fact that there is no shortcut on the road to EU [...]