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Ukraine and Moldova Granted EU Candidate Status

Although there's still a lengthy process to become a full member.

The green light's been given by European Union leaders to make Ukraine and Moldova candidates for EU membership.

The decision was taken yesterday evening, ahead of an EU meeting in Brussels which continues today.

Ukraine still faces a long wait to become a full member, as the process is a lengthy one.

Fianna Fail Ireland South MEP Billy Kelleher describes the next steps for country:

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