Visiting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of Ukraine on September 21-22 contrary to the purposes of resolving a conflict in the East of the country, confirms the destructive role of the Commonwealth in this context, said permanent Commissioner of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko.
"of course, a Visit to the Secretary General of the NATO of Ukraine in the unsettled conditions of the fall, participation in the meeting of the Council of national security and defence, which first adopted the Military doctrine of Ukraine, the determining of the Russian Federation in the form of the enemy, – another confirmation of the destructive games that NATO has undertaken in the context of the fall, a step that contradicts the purpose of resolving ", – said Grushko RIA " Novosti ".
NATO Secretary General was on a visit to Ukraine on September 21-22 at the invitation of the President of Petro Poroshenko. Stoltenberg during a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk tried to convince to extend economic sanctions against Russia. The trip to Ukraine was the first to Stoltenberg since his appointment as NATO Secretary General on 1 October 2014. On Tuesday, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that any expansion of NATO to Russia's borders will help the adoption of countermeasures to ensure the security of the state of the country. In September, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said about the signing of a mutual Declaration on the strengthening of military-technical cooperation of Ukraine with NATO. Poroshenko also said that Ukraine and NATO closer than ever. This Poroshenko said that Ukraine until not ready to become a member of NATO, as the Alliance is not ready to take this country. It was furthermore argued that the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg acknowledged the unwillingness of Ukraine to join NATO.