Poroshenko to be invited to NATO summit, - Stoltenberg

Source : 112 Ukraine

On July 11-12, the NATO summit will take place in Brussels; Poroshenko is also invited. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg could not specify the format of the meeting
11:41, 8 June 2018

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will be invited to the NATO summit in Brussels. Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance Secretary-General claimed this on June 7 at the conference in the NATO headquarters as Interfax-Ukraine reported.

‘President Poroshenko will be invited to the NATO summit. We have not decided yet the format and kind of the meeting but he will be invited as we have already decided to hold the meeting of the partners in ‘Determined support’ operation’, Stoltenberg emphasized.

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Ukraine activated the cooperation with the NATO in 2014 amid the annexation of Crimea by Russia and the beginning of the Russian aggression in Donbas. At the end of 2014, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law providing the refuse of Ukraine from the policy ‘beyond the blocks’. In June 2017, the parliament supported the law which enshrines the intention of Ukraine to enter the NATO.

The final declaration of the spring session of the NATO PA, which ended on May 28 in Warsaw, states that Georgia and Ukraine should get the hope for the integration in the North-Atlantic Alliance. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed that Ukraine and Georgia are precious and close partners of the NATO.

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As we reported the session of the Ukraine-NATO commission that should have taken place on February 14-15 was blocked by Hungary. Hungary claimed about its intention to block the meeting in the mid of January when Péter Szijjártó Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary claimed that the blocking will continue until Kyiv fulfills the demands of Hungary toward the education law. 

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