About this Kuleba stated on the air “Breakfast with 1+1”.
“The president has repeatedly communicated with Secretary General Stoltenberg. I maintain a very close relationship with him and I assure you that the position of the Secretary General is absolutely clear and exactly the same as in Ukraine. There can be no trade in Ukrainian territories or any other territories,” – said Kuleba.
According to him, the state leadership is working to ensure that Ukraine moves towards NATO membership as soon as possible, and is not discussing the option.
“Well, as for the specific statement, he was there at the discussion club, well, everyone wants to say something smart, creative,” the minister added.
- On August 15, the chief of staff of NATO Secretary General Stian Jenssen suggested that Ukraine could become a member of the Alliance in case of territorial concessions to the Russian Federation.
- Ukraine considers unacceptable talks about its possible acceptance into NATO in exchange for giving up part of the territories in favor of the Russian Federation. The Alliance clarified its position.