"The first step for me is obvious - to amend the law, with the inclusion of a provision regarding Ukraine’s foreign policy goal to join [NATO]," he said on Ukrainian television’s Espreso.TV channel, adding that such a move would significantly change the situation, and attitude to Ukraine among states in the alliance.

"Then there will be no talk in Berlin, Brussels or Washington of Ukraine not being on the list [of prospective NATO members] - Ukraine will be on this list," Ohryzko said.