Estonia has signed a document of readiness to support Ukraine's accession to the EU

Любезна Катерина
15:42, 19 May
Estonia has signed a document of readiness to support Ukraine's accession to the EU
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas have signed a joint statement in support of Ukraine’s accession to the EU.

It was announced on May 19 by the President's Office.

"Following the talks, the President of Ukraine and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia signed a joint statement on priority areas of bilateral cooperation. The document notes Estonia's readiness to support Ukraine's future accession to the EU and its readiness to assist our country in meeting the membership criteria", - the President's Office said in a statement.

The head of the Estonian government, Kaja Kallas, noted that Ukraine is always in the heart of the Estonian people. She also added that Estonia always tries to support Ukraine as much as possible on all possible platforms - the European Union, NATO, the UN.

In addition, Zelensky stressed the readiness of the Estonian side to join the cooperation within the Crimean Platform summit in Kyiv on August 23.

Source: Office of the President

What is known

  • So far, three countries have pledged to support Ukraine’s accession to the EU - Lithuania, Latvia, and Poland. Declarations on Ukraine's European perspective were signed with these states. These documents were not made public.
  • On May 6, the Russian ambassador was summoned to the Estonian Foreign Ministry and handed a note in connection with a violation of Russian airspace.
  • Estonia will participate in the Crimean Platform for de-occupation of the peninsula.