And which countries are opposed to its accession Despite lengthy negotiations, Ukraine still has not joined NATO. The reasons for this are discussed by the journalist of the Obozrevatel publication. in a row “alt =” Why NATO has refused to accept Ukraine into its membership for 15 years in a row “Why has NATO refused to accept Ukraine in its membership for 15 years in a row />
As the Secretary General emphasized in an interview NATO Jens Stoltenberg, for Ukraine to join NATO, the consent of all 30 states is required. At the moment, the representatives of these countries cannot come to a common opinion.
Who already supports Ukraine in terms of joining NATO? There are six such countries. These are Turkey, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Greece.
What As for those who prevent the Ukrainian side from joining NATO, not all of them speak out openly. It is known that such states as Germany, France, Hungary do not unequivocally support in this matter. Moreover, all three countries are committed to cooperation with Russia.
Moscow has also stated more than once that it will take all necessary steps if Ukraine nevertheless becomes a NATO member. Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the alliance's weapons can be used for other purposes, not only as a defense.