European Parliament President Martin Schulz said that the desire of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko to write a statement on the country's membership in the European Union in six years is " very ambitious ".
last week before meeting with Shultz in Kiev, Poroshenko said he expects to submit an application for EU membership in 5-6 years. According to Poroshenko, Ukraine by this time must meet the criteria of the EU.
Schultz said the excessive desires of Kiev." for 6 years? I think it's very ambitious, "said the Head of the European Parliament in an interview with" Ukrainian truth ".
Ukraine and the EU signed on 27 June 2014 in Brussels, the economic part of the Treaty on the unity involving the development of a free trade zone. Kiev hopes that all countries ratify the EU Association agreement with Ukraine before the end of the current year.
in early may, Poroshenko said that the French Senate is the upper house of Parliament ratified the document. The full document will come into force after ratification by the national parliaments of member countries of the EU. According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, it may take from one to three years. Authorized countries to the EU Kostiantyn Yeliseyev predicts that the EU in the near future will complete the ratification process of the Treaty of Union with Ukraine.