Moldova’s Sandu urges ‘speed and unity’ on Ukraine, Moldova’s EU accession bids

KYIV (Reuters) – Moldovan President Maia Sandu urged the European Union to show “speed and unity” regarding Moldova and Ukraine’s bids to join the bloc, as she visited wartime Kyiv on Tuesday.

“The urgency of these times, marked by war and insecurity, demands that we accelerate our processes. Speed and unity are not just strategic choices, they are a matter of survival and the return to European stability,” she told a news conference in Kyiv.

(Reporting by Olena Harmash; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Heavens)