The question of Ukraine’s membership in NATO will be discussed after the Kiev defence reform

The issue of Ukraine’s accession to NATO will be considered after the authorities of this country are reforms in the defense sector, said the Secretary-General of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg.

“Special attention is being paid to reforms in Ukraine. I welcome the statement of Ukraine about the emphasis on this reform. The issue of membership will be considered depending on the success of which will achieve Ukraine in this direction”, – he said at a press conference on Wednesday in Brussels.

The Secretary General noted that Ukraine and the Alliance “a significant partnership”.

“And NATO has provided considerable political and practical support to Ukraine. Member States are also providing support at the bilateral level. We will continue to strengthen our partnership and continue to work with the official Kiev”, – said Th.Stoltenberg .

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