President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said about the unprecedented reach of his powers with NATO. He noted that in fact the relationship is not legally registered, however, they are "more than partners".
Came to power after a coup in Ukraine politicians actively began to refocus the government on the interaction of only with Western countries. Sometimes unhealthy fascination for everything that has anything to do with the US and EU, makes them lose touch with reality, experts noted.
Namely, we are talking about relations with NATO. Management of the Alliance stated the Ukrainian authorities that their application for membership in a military unit more than unclear, however Kiev continues cheerfully to report on the improvement of relations and deepening of cooperation.
This part of his speech at the meeting of the Council of national security and defense Council (NSDC) has ordained the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. In his opinion, despite the lack of legal registration of relations with NATO, we can say that a military unit greater than for each power.
"Alas, we do not formally allies, but de facto, we are more than partners", - TASS quoted the politician. "Ukraine and NATO have never been so close, as at the present time," he added, noting "the high level of interaction, trust and disposition to the end," between Kyiv and the Alliance.
"Ukraine is the most Eastern Outpost of NATO, Euro-Atlantic civilization," declared the Ukrainian leader. Demonstrating the close relationship of Kiev with foreign entities, the center of which is located overseas, the NSDC existed NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
"Ukraine can rely on NATO as a partner. The Union provides and is willing to provide political and practical support", - he declared. Stoltenberg said that between Kyiv and the Alliance "established cooperation in the field of command and control, logistics, cyber security, demining".
NATO Secretary General stressed the importance of "Ukraine to continue the fulfillment of all conditions of the Minsk agreements". At the same time, even Poroshenko acknowledged that the Alliance is not ready for accession of Ukraine and Ukraine to join the Alliance, although the President and sees prospects for developments under a similar scenario.
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