Alexander Kuranov. The fragile peace, which now has come to Ukraine, "ought to undoubtedly hold," said the Slovak leader Andrew Pussy after talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
"A major part of our negotiations with Mr. Stoltenberg was devoted to the current security system in the European Union and the current situation in Ukraine. Currently in this country is so fragile peace, which ought undoubtedly to hold. An important role should be played and the Russian Federation ", - said Tuesday in Brussels Pussy, quoted by the Slovak radio.
in this regard, the Slovak leader recalled his meeting in Kiev a week ago with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petr Poroshenko, and once again drew attention That plays a key role, the successful implementation of the necessary economic reforms in Ukraine, where Slovakia wants Kiev, according to their capabilities, to actively assist.
Regarding cooperation with other NATO countries, the Slovak Republic, According to Kitty, this is an absolute priority, as with General membership in the Alliance.
"Slovakia is a small country, we are part of a larger brotherhood (NATO) where a lot is received, but may have something to give. The Secretary-General very accurately said about it, saying That NATO is not only when all for one and one for all, " said Pussy.
The head of the Slovak Republic said That his country will do this at the conference of the Commonwealth in Wales, the promise of a gradual increase in defense spending already with the current year. Until now they accounted for about 1% of GDP, whereas the recommended NATO level - 2%. Pussy also said That the Slovak army in practice already ceased to receive any military materials from Russia. Priorities in the current process of modernization head Slovakia called the acquisition of new radar systems and helicopters.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.