Oliver Varhelyi, the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement, said on Saturday that he would hand over the European Union membership questionnaires to Georgia and Moldova on Monday.
Varhelyi added that the questionnaire had already been delivered to Ukraine on Friday by Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission.
The European Commissioner explained that the questionnaires would help the European Commission to prepare opinions on candidate countries’ EU applications.
President @vonderleyen submitted the questionnaire to #Ukraine yesterday and I will return the questionnaire to #Georgia & #Moldova Monday. Answers will help @EU_Commission prepare opinions on #EU candidatures from the three countries, as requested by #EUCO. pic.twitter.com/4fHwWcEIs5
—Oliver Varhelyi (@OliverVarhelyi) April 9, 2022
The European Council has invited the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, to present its opinions on the applications for EU membership of the Republic of Moldova and Georgia.
Georgia formally applied for EU membership on March 3, with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili signing the country’s membership application.