Russia’s aggression has given NATO a “second wind” – Poroshenko

President Petro Poroshenko is convinced that the aggression of Russia against Ukraine was the impetus for the revitalization of NATO.

He stated this at a meeting of the Commission Ukraine-NATO in Kiev, the press service of the head of state.

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“The ongoing Russian aggression has awakened NATO, in fact, seriously activated. I can even suggest that NATO woke up and gave the Alliance a second wind. The allies even more convinced of the need to unite all their efforts for mutual protection, the need to increase defense spending and increase its presence in the world,” said Poroshenko.

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“I emphasize that the weight and the role of NATO is more relevant in the context of the new challenges to international security in the context of the events around Ukraine”, – said the President.

Petro Poroshenko and Jens Stoltenberg, NATO SG in Kiev

“The issue of ensuring European and world security just can’t discuss and be successfully resolved without direct and immediate participation of our state”, – says Poroshenko.

Yesterday in Kiev on a visit arrived the members of the highest governing body of NATO – the North Atlantic Council. The delegation is headed by the 29 ambassadors of countries-members of the Alliance, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

On 6 July Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has signed the Law of Ukraine “On amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning Ukraine’s foreign policy”. According to him, one of the priorities of national interests defined the integration into the Euro-Atlantic space of security , with the aim of gaining membership in NATO.

Videoporoshenko signed the law, the priority of which is Ukraine’s accession to NATO

TSN. 19:30

6 Jul, 20:00