Consensus on the expansion of NATO's presence in Ukraine will be signed during the visit of the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Jens Stoltenberg in Kiev, where he for the first time will participate in the meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine, reports the Agency "" referring to the message of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin.
first it was claimed that Ukraine is expected to open a NATO office.
"The head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry also said that during the visit will be concluded consensus on the expansion of NATO's presence in Ukraine ", - is informed in the report of the Agency. It was not reported on what the arrangements are being discussed.
According to the Minister, who on the first day of the week in Brussels met with the Secretary General, Stoltenberg during his visit to Kyiv in September for the first time in history, will participate in the meeting of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine.
"right now, I had a meaningful meeting with the NATO Secretary General, and we discussed his trip to Ukraine, which will be symbolic, As it, together with the President of Ukraine will take part in the official opening ceremony of the exercises in the field of civil protection, and in the framework of the visit for the first time in the history of NATO and Ukraine at the invitation of the President of Ukraine will take part in the meeting of the national security Council ", - quotes the expression Klimkin, the Ukrainian news Agency.
As explained later, even the Ukrainian Minister, Kyiv and the Alliance have plans to sign a representation agreement with NATO on Ukraine." together with the Secretary General planned in Kiev to sign the agreement on the new level of representation of the Commonwealth. In fact, it will be the residence of the Ambassador of NATO in Ukraine, " wrote Klimkin.
The Verkhovna Rada at the beginning of winter last year made changes to 2 of the law, renouncing non-aligned status of the country. Head Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine needs by 2020 to provide full compatibility of its military might with the relevant NATO forces. Experts believe that Ukraine will not be able to qualify for membership in NATO in the next 20 years.
former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that Ukraine's accession to the Alliance, it will need to achieve a number of features, implementation of which will leave a large number of time. While NATO does not accept the States that have territorial discussions, and Ukraine claims to the Crimea, which became part of Russia following a referendum in March 2014.