The foreign ministers of the EU member states will discuss in Luxembourg on Monday further support for Ukraine in the war against Russia, as well as exchange views on granting Ukraine EU candidate status.

“The foreign ministers will discuss further support for Ukraine in Russia’s war of aggression in Luxembourg on Monday. Views are to be exchanged on the European Commission’s proposal to grant Ukraine candidate status,” the statement said.

According to the agency, the EU foreign ministers may also discuss providing military assistance to Ukraine in Luxembourg. The EU has already allocated EUR 2 billion under the European Peace Facility for the purchase of weapons and military equipment for Ukraine.

Other topics of the meeting will be the EU’s relations with Egypt and the situation in the Horn of Africa. Austria is represented in Luxembourg by Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg.


On June 17, the European Commission recommended granting the European perspective and candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova, while Georgia received only the European perspective.

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