Ukraine hopes to see concrete steps from NATO in 2016

20:10, 22 September 2015
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Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk hopes that the NATO Summit in 2016 will see concrete decisions to back the declaration of a 2008 Bucharest Summit, clearly stating that the door to NATO is open to Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent reports.


"The process of Ukraine becoming a NATO member state is not easy and will require efforts from the Ukrainian authorities, and time. The plan, which we developed together with NATO is very important to make our membership possible. When I talk about our membership in NATO, I would like to recall the decision of the Bucharest Summit in 2008, when it was clearly stated that the door to NATO is open to Ukraine. And I hope this will be backed with concrete decisions at the summit which will be held in Warsaw next year," Yatsenyuk said during a joint briefing with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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