Ukraine explains timing for raising issue of security assurances under Budapest MemoFurther non-fulfillment of Memo's provisions could block the achievement of new diplomatic solutions in the field of global security.
16:30, 16 October 2020
Donbas settlement: Russia snubs at Budapest memo referencesThe comment comes following the release of questions to be put up for the nationwide poll in Ukraine on October 25.
15:15, 16 October 2020
Zelensky unveils all questions to be put up for national poll on Oct 25More of such surveys could be conducted in the future, the president admits.
11:30, 16 October 2020
Advisor to President's Office chief reveals all five questions for national pollDiscussions on the fifth question are reportedly still underway.
14:25, 15 October 2020
Ukrainian envoy says Ukraine may initiate new Budapest Memorandum if Minsk talks failThe Budapest Memorandum was signed on December 5, 1994.
20:59, 06 August 2020
Donbas settlement: Vice PM names countries he would involve in talks with RussiaIt's high time to "build a new platform" for raising the issue of Crimea, Reznikov added.
23:45, 29 July 2020
Poroshenko: Ukraine needs high-precision missiles capable of hitting targets far behind enemy linesThe head of state noted the need for the development of the national missile program, stressing that Kyiv would no longer repeat the mistakes of the Budapest Memorandum.
20:45, 09 March 2019
Far too little recognition of Ukraine's great sacrifices that made U.S., West safer – mediaTo reinforce a commitment to nonproliferation, Washington must do more for Ukraine, the experts say.
12:40, 23 January 2019
MFA Ukraine demands further consultations with Budapest Memo signatoriesThe foreign ministry says that Russian aggression and violation of conditions for Ukraine’s refusal from nuclear weapons undermines the international non-proliferation regime and will determine future relations with countries that may choose to develop this type of weapons.
19:20, 05 December 2018
Kremlin to handle Ukraine issue only as part of Minsk not Budapest agreementsPeskov claims the Russian Federation puts paid to the Crimea issue.
13:57, 18 September 2018
Ex-President Kuchma advises Trump to apologize to Ukraine for "Budapest Memorandum"Ukraine has been deceived, North Korea does not cost anything without nuclear weapons, Kuchma said.
10:12, 17 September 2018
Kyiv well aware Budapest Memo imposes no obligations to defend Ukraine – ex-U.S. envoyIt is generally assumed in Ukraine that the signees failed to provide adequate support to Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression.
14:00, 14 June 2018
Poroshenko compares U.S. security guarantees for N. Korea with Budapest MemorandumPresident Poroshenko commented on the outcome of a historic meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore.
16:54, 12 June 2018
Former U.S. envoy to Ukraine: Lavrov's statement on Budapest Accord absurd<p>Steven Pifer, a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who is now an expert at the U.S-based Brookings Institution, has called absolutely absurd a statement by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov who claimed Russia had not violated the Budapest Memorandum since it did not use nuclear weapons against Ukraine.</p>
10:51, 16 January 2018
Lavrov accuses Ukraine of violating Budapest MemorandumRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claims it was Ukraine that violated the Budapest Memorandum by allowing the Maidan [a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Ukraine], rather than Russia, which "has never used" nuclear weapons against the Ukrainian state, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia.
13:16, 15 January 2018
On Budapest Memo anniversary Ukraine reminds of obligations of signatories, reiterates need for lethal aid<p>The provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine should become an effective response to the growing threat coming from the Russian Federation, as written in a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the occasion of the anniversary of the signing of the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances relating to Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.</p>
23:30, 05 December 2017