Assistant of NATO Secretary General states about total support of territorial integrity of Ukraine by NATO
Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO, Foreign Minister of Croatia (2008-2011) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović states about a total support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine by Alliance. She said this during the 7th Kyiv Forum on Security, the press service of the forum disclosed this to UNIAN.
“The military aggression of Russia in Crimea is the biggest crisis since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Illegal annexation of the territory of Ukraine is a gross violation of the international obligations of Russia”, - noted the Assistant of NATO Secretary General.
“The annexation of Crimea is not a done deal, it was illegal and we will never accept it, or recognize it. Russia has to step back. We expect Russian forces to reduce back to the pre-crisis level and pull back into barracks.”, - said Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. She reminded that the NATO condemns the military aggression of Russia and supports the sovereignty of Ukraine.