The Ukrainian army needs by 2020 to achieve standards of member countries of the North Atlantic Commonwealth, said at the meeting of the Council of national security and defence of Ukraine (NSDC) leader Petro Poroshenko.
"Red thread" through this strategic document (the Military doctrine of Ukraine – approx. OPINION) is the topic of Euro-Atlantic integration, the need to bring all of our military-the military system in congruence with NATO standards, achievement evidence of membership ", – leads the press service quoted Poroshenko on the Internet office of the presidential administration.
"The goal is by 2020 to provide full compatibility of military power of Ukraine with the relevant forces of the countries-members of NATO", - has drawn the attention of the Ukrainian leader. According to his statement, and now Ukraine, and NATO until not ready to the question about membership, but there is a decision of the Bucharest summit of 2008, which notes that " doors are open "." Insist In final editing clearly and without diplomacy to record that the Military doctrine allows for the achievement not only signs, but also full-fledged membership of Ukraine in NATO, " – showed Petro Poroshenko. On Wednesday the national security Council blessed the Draft wording of a new military doctrine, in which Russia is called the enemy. Then the Project must be signed by the President. The draft of the new Ukrainian military doctrine on the first day of the week was approved by the government. He said the country's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, " for the first time in the history of independence of Ukraine determined adversaries and aggressors, which is Russia ". According to Poroshenko, punishment and heroism of Ukrainian soldiers will become key elements of deterrence " Russian aggression ". Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven.