The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he was going to build a referendum on the issue of accession of his country to NATO.
"I think that the issue of Ukraine's accession to NATO shall be decided by the Ukrainian people, because the story is about the most important fundamental issue from the perspective of security, the defence of the country. I believe that organized in the country in the referendum, and my people will vote on the issue ", - said Poroshenko live French news channel iTele, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Poroshenko also said that Ukraine could join the European system of collective security, If necessary. To talk about the abolition of the punishment of the European Union regarding Russia as long as too early." The EU's decision was quite clear. If the Minsk agreement are not met, with respect to Russia will be taken fresh punishment ", - said Poroshenko. Before Wednesday Poroshenko has held dialogues with Hollande. on April 17, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that If Kiev does not receive from NATO security guarantees, we will consider options for participation in other structures. February 6, Advisor to the Minister of defense of Ukraine Alexander danyluk said that his country is unlikely to be accepted into the Alliance, and therefore should lead their own "Union security" in the post-Soviet space. The day before the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande has specifically said that his country remains " would not want to see Ukraine in NATO ".