The Kremlin is “significantly concerned” that possible future entry of Ukraine into NATO allegedly destabilizie Europe. Moscow’s position in response to today’s joint statement by President Petro Poroshenko and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on the introduction of the action plan on Ukraine’s membership in the Alliance announced the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, writes propaganda online RIA Novosti.

“Russia has for many years greatly concerned about the approach of NATO’s military infrastructure to our borders. It will be a further step, potentially, this could be a further step in this direction, which, of course, will not contribute to strengthening stability and security on the European continent,” he said.

Thus a press-the attache of Putin said that the issue of Ukraine’s membership in NATO is supposedly Russia is not directly concerned.

“Although he is in a considerable extent indirectly for Russia”, – said Peskov.

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Today, July 10, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration Ivanna klympush-Tsintsadze at the opening of the exhibition Ukraine-NATO said that Ukraine in integration into NATO is talking about the partnership and asks for protection.

Stoltenberg said that intensified with the help of the allies and of the Alliance Ukraine will be one of the main guarantors of European security.

The Kremlin responded to the statement on the map of Ukraine into NATO 10.07.2017

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