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Scholz insists EU decisions should be made by qualified majority, not consensus

June 23, 2022, 19:27

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The German Chancellor made such a statement in connection with the upcoming enlargement of the EU before the opening of the EU summit in Bussel.

Scholz insists EU decisions should be made by qualified majority, not consensus


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The European Union should prepare for enlargement now, when Ukraine and Moldova are given candidate status for EU accession. This was announced today, before a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels, said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, reports Reuters.

According to the German chancellor, in a larger EU, most decisions should be taken by qualified majority and not by consensus.

Read also: What Ukraine will get from EU Candidate Status: Six Benefits Named

Today, 23 June, the European Parliament adopted a resolution in support of granting EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova.

A meeting of the European Council is currently underway in Brussels, which, according to expectations, should give Ukraine the expected candidate status for membership in the European Union.




Prepared by: Julia Melnichuk

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