The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that in 5-6 years Ukraine would be able to apply for accession to the European Union, Joinfo.ua reports.
During a meeting with the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, Petro Poroshenko said that during this time Ukraine should transform significantly.
He thanked the European Parliament for promoting reforms and structural changes in Ukraine.
“The aim of these reforms is clear and simple: it is a way for gaining membership in the European Union. I am sure that within 5-6 years, Ukraine has to change and meet the criteria necessary for application for membership,” Poroshenko said.
Also, at a joint press conference with the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that 21 member countries of the European Union out of 28 had completed the process of ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.