Ukraine until not Ready to become a member of NATO, As the Alliance is not ready to take this country, said the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.
"Ready Ukraine to become a NATO member? The answer is very simple - no. We need to prepare for. Are NATO, Ukraine to become a member - no. But I have to say that we should do everything to change Ukraine to become a member of the European Union. Because the criteria are the same. But NATO's door (for Ukraine) remain open since 2008, "said Poroshenko in the process of mutual press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, reports RIA" Novosti ". As Stoltenberg said that Ukraine is currently focused on the reforms." Once they had completed these reforms, she (Ukraine) will decide whether to submit an application, then this application will be assessed, Like other ", - said Stoltenberg. August 25, the Ukrainian government approved the first five agreements on the enforcement of the military power of the country to the standards of the North Atlantic Commonwealth. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on December 23 last year made changes to 2 of the law of the country, renouncing non-aligned status of the country. However, experts believe that Ukraine will not be able to qualify for membership in NATO in the next 20 years.