Poroshenko: Reforms necessary for Ukraine for NATO membership, 98% coincide with the reforms necessary for EU accession

Ukrainian people support the TRANS-Atlantic and European integration of Ukraine. This was at the briefing in Odessa said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the correspondent of the edition «GORDON».

«The reforms that neobhodimy for membership in NATO, is 98% identical to the reforms required for EU membership. Today the Ukrainian people fully supports and finally United around as the transatlantic and European integration,» the President said.

Poroshenko also said that Ukraine has recently significantly advanced in the issue of European integration.

In Kiev on 10 July took place the meeting of the Commission Ukraine – NATO. Poroshenko said that Ukraine is not going to urgently apply for membership in the Alliance, and will reform to fit his standards.

In the words of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Ukraine «achieved remarkable progress, but there is still a long way».

Ukraine has intensified its cooperation with NATO in 2014, against the annexation of Crimea to Russia and armed conflict in the Donbass. At the end of 2014, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law that requires the refusal of Ukraine of implementation of policy of «non-alignment».

In accordance with the new Military doctrine of Ukraine, adopted in 2015, the deepening of cooperation with NATO and the achievement of the 2020 full interoperability of the Armed forces of Ukraine with armies of the countries – members of NATO is a priority. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the decision on Ukraine’s accession to NATO will be made at the referendum.

June 8, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the bill No. 6470, which has legislatively enshrined Ukraine’s intention to join NATO. On 6 July, the law was signed by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.




Poroshenko: Reforms necessary for Ukraine for NATO membership, 98% coincide with the reforms necessary for EU accession 17.07.2017

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