Already in June, the EU leadership will express its opinion on Ukraine’s application to join the bloc.

On Monday, the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that the future of Europe is also the future of Ukraine.

“The future of our democracy is also the future of your democracy,” said the President of the European Commission, speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Earlier on Monday, von der Leyen wrote on Twitter that the European Commission will try to express its opinion on Ukraine’s application for EU membership in June.

On May 8, after a meeting in the format of a videoconference of the leaders of the G7 countries, to which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was invited, a special 17-point statement was released expressing support for Ukraine from the leading economies of the world.

In particular, the statement says that the G7 countries will increase collective short-term financial support to Ukraine in the coming weeks to help it eliminate the funding gap, and will also develop options to support the long-term recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine.”

The G7 leaders emphasized that the Group of Seven and Ukraine are “united in this difficult time and united in their desire to ensure a democratic and prosperous future for Ukraine.”

“We remain united in our determination not to allow… Putin to win the war against Ukraine. In the name of the memory of all those who fought for freedom during the Second World War, we must continue to fight for it today, for the sake of the people of Ukraine, Europe and the world community,” the document emphasizes.