Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Ukraine's decision to cancel the non-aligned status.
" Khan now NATO, " Rogozin wrote on Facebook. Before Wednesday, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian government approved a draft law on the abolition of non-aligned status of the country and the capture rate for membership in NATO. In addition, Kyiv wants to achieve the status of " partner " in relations with the Alliance. First Commonwealth Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that NATO is ready to discuss steps to further rapprochement with Ukraine if Kyiv change private non-aligned status. However, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka said that the entry of Ukraine into NATO does not have the opportunity to be considered. First Director of the NATO information Bureau in the Russian Federation Robert Pszczel said that NATO until no plans to offer Ukraine and Georgia joining the Alliance, but from a formal point of view they have a chance to take even when territorial issues. August 27, Rasmussen said that NATO in the first place their troops on bases in Eastern Europe in response to the Ukrainian crisis and concerns of the Baltic countries.