Ukraine wants to enter the European Union, but this is not our ultimate goal, because Ukrainians need to build a new state themselves.
This was stated by head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kyiv Patriarchate, Filaret at the national forum "Transformation of Ukraine", according to Ukrinform.
"We all want to enter the European family of states, but do it not expecting that Europe will teach us how to build the state. No one will do it for us." We, the Ukrainians, have to create a system of our own, but with the help of Europe, which would enable Ukraine to enter the European Union, "said Filaret.