Ukraine’s accession to the European Union is supported by 73% of participants in a poll carried out by Intercampus in Portugal and 94% believe that the European Union should play a more relevant role in world politics.
The results of the opinion survey, sent to the Lusa agency in a statement, also indicate that 83% have a positive opinion of the European Union (EU), as an institution that promotes the values of democracy and defends solidarity and international security.
However, 66% would like the EU to show greater support for Ukraine in the face of the armed conflict with Russia, according to the statement.
The survey also indicates that 83% of the participants are in favor of creating a European army.
This was an online survey conducted March 7-22, 2022 by Intercampus and the Gallup International Association.
The sample consisted of 24,509 citizens over the age of 18 from 26 European states: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Serbia and Switzerland.
The sample for Portugal included 600 people.
Regarding the possible consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the respondents from the group of countries considered in this study, pointed out in particular inflation (49%), the possibility of the conflict evolving into world war (44%) and the possible use of nuclear weapons. by Russia (44%).