The request of Ukraine to join NATO, if it comes, will be considered on a common basis, said after the Committee meeting of the NATO-Ukraine the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg.
"The request of Ukraine to join NATO, if it comes, will be considered on a similar basis as the requests of other countries ", - said Stoltenberg, answering questions about need for assistance from NATO, reports the news Agency.
remember, April 22, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he was going to build a referendum on the country's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance. 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. Before Francois Hollande said that France is not going to discuss the possibility of arms supplies to Ukraine and considers undesirable Ukraine's accession to the North Atlantic Alliance. At the end of may, Deputy Secretary General of NATO on the issues of politics and security Thrasyvoulos Stamatopoulos said that the Alliance aims to assist Ukraine in defence reform, despite the fighting. Thus, According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the Alliance seeks to advance on the East, and the countries of Eastern Europe to become members of the Commonwealth or the European Union. On the issue of possible NATO membership of Ukraine, Stoltenberg said that the organization " continues open door policy ".