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Ukraine candidacy to be priority for Spain’s EU presidency: joint declaration

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Ukraine’s candidacy will be a priority for Spain’s EU presidency, a joint declaration adopted by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday.

“Spain reiterates its support to the candidacy of Ukraine to join the EU, which will be among the priorities of its presidency,” said the declaration published by Zelensky’s office. “Spain supports strengthening NATO’s partnership with Ukraine, including through the creation of a NATO-Ukraine Council,” the declaration added.

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