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Ukraine will one day join alliance, says NATO as it promises further aid

NATO’s Secretary-General has reiterated the commitment of NATO to Ukraine and stated that it will become a member in the future.

Jens Stoltenberg stated, “NATO’s doors are open,” reiterating the vow made in 2008 by NATO leaders that Ukraine as well as Georgia would eventually join this alliance.

He said that Russia does not have the right to veto countries joining the security alliance. This was in reference the recent entry by Montenegro and North Macedonia.



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Former Norwegian prime minister stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin will “get Finland” and “get Sweden as NATO members soon” after the two countries applied for membership in April amid concerns Russia might target them.

He said, “We stand by it, too, regarding membership for Ukraine.”

The meeting took place as NATO foreign ministers met at Bucharest, Romania, to promise to increase support for Ukraine and to help fix its energy infrastructure after Russian strikes destroyed power supplies and heating for millions.

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In a statement, foreign ministers stated that Russia’s aggression included its unconscionable and persistent attacks on the Ukrainian civil and energy infrastructure. This is threatening millions of Ukrainians with basic human services.

The statement said that “we will continue and further increase our political and practical support Ukraine as it continues its defense of its sovereignty and territorial integrity…and will maintain our support for so long as necessary.”

James Cleverly, UK Foreign Secretary, stated that Russia wanted to “freeze” the Ukrainians with its energy infrastructure.

He stated that he had seen Vladimir Putin attempt to weaponize energy supplies from the beginning of the conflict.

Image Romanian Foreign Ministry Bogdan Aurescu, British Secretary James Cleverly, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at Bucharest


Request for Patriot missiles and power converters

The foreign minister of Ukraine called on NATO members to provide it with air defense systems and transformers.

Dmytro Kuleba stated that we need air defense, IRIS, Hawks and Patriots and that we also need transformers. He was speaking on the sidelines to the meeting in which he identified various Western air defense systems.

“If we have generators and transformers, we can replenish our energy requirements. We can defend ourselves from Russian missile strikes if we have air defense systems. The most important thing Ukraine needs is transformers and Patriots.


Russia: Focus on winning

Ukraine will not join NATO soon as Russia annexed Crimea Peninsula. Pro-Moscow separatists and troops hold portions of the south and eastern, making it unclear what the country’s borders might look like.

Many NATO’s 30 members feel that Russia should be defeated and Stoltenberg warned them against any attempts to join.

He stated that “We are currently in the middle of a conflict and therefore we should not do anything to undermine the unity of allies for providing military, humanitarian, and financial support to Ukraine because we must stop President Putin winning.”

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Two-day NATO meeting in Romania will see NATO making new non-lethal pledges to Ukraine. This country shares NATO’s longest border on the ground with Ukraine.

Individual countries may also announce new military equipment shipments to Ukraine. However, NATO will not make such an announcement to avoid being drawn into a larger war with nuclear-armed Russia.

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