UKRAINIAN CRISIS

Sweden: EU can't fast-track Ukraine's membership application

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  • EU leaders will not place Ukraine on a fast-track for EU membership after it formally applied earlier this month.

  • Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said even though what's happening to Ukraine - as it battles the Russian military - is terrible, there are still rules and laws for membership of the EU that need to be followed.

  • EU leaders once again on Thursday condemned Russia's attack and pledged support for Ukraine.