Zelensky: Course towards full membership of EU, NATO remains Ukraine's priority

23:58, 04 June 2019
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"The strategic course of Ukraine is aimed at full membership in the EU and NATO. This is enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine and remains our unwavering foreign policy priority," Zelensky said at a joint briefing with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on June 4.

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The Ukrainian president also emphasized that Ukraine's movement to the high European standards of life and security was a requirement of Ukrainian society.

"This is the goal of all our reforms – raising the living standards of Ukrainians, eliminating corruption and modernizing the entire state. This can only be done by providing national security," he said.

As UNIAN reported, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, on February 7 amended the Constitution for sealing the country's strategic course state to acquire full membership of Ukraine in the European Union and NATO.

On April 20, the then President Petro Poroshenko approved an action plan for the implementation of Ukraine's strategic course towards EU and NATO membership.

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