Statement of Director Lorkowski on the European Council’s decision regarding EU membership applications of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

23 June 2022

I sincerely welcome yesterday’s decision of the European Council to grant EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova and set forth a clear EU perspective for Georgia. A critical moment in history, this is also a ground-breaking step towards strengthening energy cooperation on the European continent and a more resilient Energy Community. The Secretariat will expand and amplify its efforts to support the countries in modernizing and greening their energy sectors and get ready for the future.

In Scope:

  • Georgia Georgia
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Ukraine Ukraine