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Eu flag 10 08 2013
The EU is extending its hand to Ukraine and Moldova, but no one’s talking about membership.

BRUSSELS — The European Union has reaffirmed its commitment to pulling Ukraine and Moldova further into its orbit, offering a string of landmark cooperation agreements to be signed next month — and standing behind them in the face of mounting Russian pressure. But don’t get the wrong impression: Brussels isn’t looking for new members anytime soon.

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