President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is positive about results of future referenda on Ukraine's accession to NATO and the European Union.
The Verkhovna Rada Committee for National Security and Defense as well as Foreign Affairs and European Integration Committees are holding a joint hearing on the adoption of NATO standards.
President Petro Poroshenko has signed the Law of Ukraine "On amendments to certain laws of Ukraine on foreign policy."
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday, June 7, adopted a bill which sets the accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as Ukraine's foreign policy key objective.
The Moldovan authorities have enshrined in law the country’s nonalignment and refusal to join NATO, but it did not encourage Russia to withdraw its troops from the breakaway Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic.
NATO should support Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova and pursue an open-door policy regarding these countries.
The Verkhovna Rada has ratified the agreement with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on the establishment of NATO Embassy in Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine's membership in NATO can be put on agenda only after the introduction of all necessary reforms in the country.
NATO Parliamentary Assembly adopted the Ukrainian delegation’s amendment to the final declaration of the spring session, which acknowledges Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic prospects.
Ukraine's accession to NATO membership will be decided in a referendum after it meets relevant criteria.
Ukraine and NATO allies are developing an annual program to achieve the required standards for the continuation of the Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine.
NATO respects the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to renounce the non-aligned status of the state and confirms that Ukraine can become a member of the organization if it applies for it, complies with the standards, and adheres to the necessary principles.
Statements of European politicians that Ukraine should not join NATO are not an insurmountable obstacle to membership in the Alliance.