Zelensky’s reaction to Putin’s speech on the annexation of territories: Ukraine will formally request its “accelerated accession to NATO”

KIEV.– President Volodimir Zelensky announced this Friday that Ukraine was going to sign an application for accelerated accession to NATOa few minutes after Russia will formalize the annexation of four Ukrainian regions. ”We took a decisive step by signing Ukraine’s candidacy with a view to an accelerated accession to NATO”Zelensky said in a video posted … Read more

Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the accession of certain countries to restrictive measures regarding activities that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

On 4 August 2022, the Council adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/1355 1. The Council added two persons to the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP in view of their role in undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine and … Read more

Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the accession of some countries to the Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/1241 on the implementation of specific measures in the fight against terrorism

On 18 July 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/1241 1. This Council decision updated and repealed Decision (CFSP) 2022/152. The list of persons, groups and organizations to which Articles 2, 3 and 4 of Common Position 2001/931/CFSP apply is included in the Annex to this Decision. This declaration is joined by the candidate countries … Read more

Accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO. There is a decision by the US Senate

The American Senate voted almost unanimously to ratify Sweden’s and Finland’s accession protocols to NATO. Once ratified by President Joe Biden, the US will be the 22nd country to approve enlargement of the Alliance. US Senate /Shutterstock Against the admission of Sweden and Finland he only voted one of a hundred senators, Republican Josh Hawleywhile … Read more

Poland has ratified the accession protocols of Sweden and Finland

A week ago, on July 22, President Duda signed two laws on the ratification of the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the accession of the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden. – This is an important day for the safety of future generations (…) thanks to this, the free world will … Read more

Andrzej Duda signed a consent to the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO

The president signed the laws on the ratification of the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO at the Port of War in Gdynia, on the frigate ORP T. Kościuszko. Earlier, i.e. on Wednesday, the Act was adopted by the Senate, and the Seym passed them on July 7. – Finland and Sweden remained neutral. … Read more

Two countries start accession talks with the EU / Day

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at the event held yesterday in Brussels, called the start of negotiations with the two countries a historic moment, which confirms the success of the efforts and determination of the two countries to start the accession negotiations. “You’ve strengthened the rule of law. You’ve fought … Read more

The Seimas of Lithuania ratifies the protocols on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO

The Lithuanian Parliament ratified the protocols on the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO on Wednesday, and Lithuanian President Gitans Nausėda signed them, thus completing the ratification process of the protocols in Lithuania. In the third and final reading, the Seimas adopted the laws approving the accession protocols of the two countries. 112 members … Read more

The European Union has started accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia / Article

Officially, the negotiation process has started with a presentation that allows the European Commission to assess how well each of the countries is prepared to implement EU legislation, rules and regulations. Both Albania and North Macedonia were considered potential candidate countries almost 20 years ago, but despite the long waiting period, they did not give … Read more

Ok EU to the accession negotiations of Albania and North Macedonia – Last Hour

(ANSA) – BRUSSELS, JUL 18 – EU green light to accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania, respectively 17 and 8 years after the recognition of the status of candidate countries. According to sources of the Czech presidency, the agreement was reached during the meeting of the ambassadors of the 27 (Coreper). Albania and North … Read more