‘No Shortcuts’: Zelensky snubbed on Ukraine’s EU membership ahead of Kyiv summit
Ukraine's hopes of quickly joining the European Union are being rebuffed ahead of the historic meeting in Kyiv. Ukraine’s Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said the war-torn nation had set an "ambitious goal" of joining the EU in two years. A BBC report quoted senior officials as saying that Ukraine's future membership is not in doubt but that no one is willing to spell out an exact timeline. A BBC report said one diplomat said, "We will do it, but there are no shortcuts." Last June, Ukraine gained EU candidature status at record speed, in what President Volodymyr Zelensky called a unique and historic moment. Watch this video to know more.