This is what Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said at a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite in Kyiv on November 24.Ne said a decision on Ukraine's accession to NATO will be made at a referendum.
Grybauskaite, for her part, told a briefing that NATO is not only a military organization and that its members have gone the way to democracy and human rights protection and Ukraine needs to undergo this deep process of reforms to become a NATO member.
This is what the Alliance's secretary general Jens Stoltenberg stated in the Hague, speaking at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's Annual Session. .
He called the open door policy "great success". Over the past 20 years, the alliance has been enlarged. This contributed to the growth of democracy, stability, freedom, prosperity of the , new allies, Jens Stoltenberg said, adding that every sovereign country decides itself, part of which alliances in defense issues it prefers to be.