E-the initiative to hold a referendum on Ukraine membership in NATO has gained more than 25 thousand votes needed For consideration by the President of the country Petro Poroshenko.
The petition was registered on the Internet representation of the President on 29 August and have already gathered more than 25 thousand votes.
The Verkhovna Rada at the beginning of winter last year made changes to 2 of the law, renouncing non-aligned status of the country. Not so long ago adopted the military doctrine provides for the restoration of the policy of rapprochement with NATO: Ukraine by 2020 to provide full compatibility of its military power with forces of member countries of the Commonwealth. However, experts believe that Ukraine will not be able to qualify for membership in NATO in the next 20 years.
first of Poroshenko said that Ukraine will have the opportunity to hold a referendum on NATO membership after 7 years. Applying for the country's membership in NATO is impossible without a referendum.
To the head of Ukraine considered this or that posted on the Internet office of the petition, it must Express support for a minimum of 25 thousand people for more than three months from the date of publication, after which the President may submit to the Verkhovna Rada the draft laws aimed at solving the petition questions. The Manager should consider each petition not later than 10 days from the time of occurrence of a notification about the start of its consideration.