The EU is coming to Ukraine’s aid in several ways, but it won’t give President Zelensky what he really wants

Press quote (iNews)
02 March 2022

“The main problem is that Ukraine is a de facto occupied country,” says Camino Mortera, who heads the Brussels office of the Centre for European Reform, a think tank. “There are parts of Ukraine which are, officially or unofficially, under the control of another country.” This was also a headache in 2001, when Cyprus joined the EU, even though it was – and still is – partially occupied by Turkey.