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"We do not expect military aid," said Poroshenko Berliner Morgenpost. 

"We have our own army and we can fight for our independence on our own," the Ukrainian president said. "If you ask me, what kind of support I need most from the European Union, I have a simple answer: unity."

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As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that he would launch a referendum on the country's accession to NATO.