NATO denies media reports on freeze negotiations with Ukraine

The Alliance was not postponed and was not canceled planned talks with Ukraine, transfers «Radio Freedom» with reference to the anonymous representative of NATO.

«No meeting with any country was not canceled. We will continue to share information and to consult and cooperate with our neighbors and partners as necessary on the basis of gradual and incremental approach», — said the interlocutor of the radio station, adding that NATO recognizes and respects the interests of other countries regarding missile defense systems.

At the same time, acting Chairman of the mission of Ukraine to NATO Yehor Bozhok said that there were no plans for the consultations between Ukraine and NATO regarding missile defense system. «We did not plan and did not discuss with NATO the issue of consultations on missile defense ….But the consequences of missile defense in Romania there were no conversations, no plans to conduct such conversations. I don’t know where the journalist got this information,» he said.

According to him, Ukraine and NATO have more important issues to discuss in particular the topic of security in the Black sea.

Recall that according to the authoritative American newspaper The Wall Street Journal, NATO allegedly shelved plans for a meeting with representatives of Ukraine for negotiations on the use of a missile defense system in Europe. Inhibition of negotiations explained by the possible reaction of Russia.

According to the newspaper, NATO officials wanted to discuss with the Ukrainian government possible developments that can occur when using a missile defense system in Europe. Among them, in particular, the possibility of a fall in the Ukrainian territory of the interceptor missile and its debris.

NATO denies media reports on freeze negotiations with Ukraine 02.02.2017

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