Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky considers the European Council's decision to grant Kiev the status of a candidate for EU membership to be historic.
The President of Ukraine wrote about it in his Twitter.
"I sincerely welcome the decision of the EU leaders in the European Council to grant Ukraine candidate status. This is a unique and historic moment in the relationship between Ukraine and the European Union. I thank Charles Michel, Ursula von der Leyen and EU leaders for their support. The future of Ukraine is in the EU," reads the tweet.
The President of Ukraine did not omit the fateful event for the state in his evening address.
"This is the biggest step to strengthen Europe, which could be made right now - the address of President Volodymyr Zelensky to the participants of the EU summit after granting Ukraine the status of candidate for membership", - said Volodymyr Zelensky.