Poroshenko's Speech during the opening of the session of Verkhovna Rada

19:18, 6 September 2016

NATO remains strategic goal for Ukraine. This was announced by Petro Poroshenko during the opening of the 5th session of the eighth convocation of the Verkhovna Rada.

Ukrainian President traditionally made his speech in the session hall on the first day of people's deputies work after the summer break.

He also stressed the importance of national and political unity in society.

In case of a full-scale invasion of Russia, Ukraine shall ask for the lethal weapons.