U.S. President Joe Biden has confirmed that Ukraine’s allies have agreed to ensure Ukraine’s safety earlier than it joins the Alliance.
President Biden of the USA stated this on Thursday throughout a visit to Finland at a joint press convention with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, an Ukrinform correspondent reviews.
“We’re additionally made clear to President Zelensky that we’re not ready for NATO membership to be finalized to decide to long-term safety of Ukraine,” Biden stated.
He reminded that the G7 leaders issued a brand new joint declaration of help for Ukraine.”The declaration I used to be glad to see the Nordic nations (of Europe) instantly welcome to help,” he stated, including that any nation might be a part of “to barter bilateral safety agreements with Ukraine till they’re formally members of NATO”.
Biden famous that NATO nations have reaffirmed “unwavering help for the courageous individuals of Ukraine, as they defend their nation in opposition to Russia’s brutal and inhumane assaults”.
In keeping with him, the U.S. allies and companions all over the world perceive that “this combat shouldn’t be solely a combat for future Ukraine, it is about sovereignty, safety, and freedom itself”.
“I need you to consider what occurred if we did not do something,” he stated.
The allies additionally agreed to waive the NATO Membership Motion Plan, which is often required for accession, “and simply created a path of membership for Ukraine,” he stated, noting Kyiv’s progress on democratic transformation.
Biden reiterated that no nation can be a part of NATO whereas it’s at warfare, in any other case, NATO would even be at warfare.
As reported, the NATO summit was held in Vilnius on 11-12 July. The G7 international locations signed a declaration on safety help for Ukraine and help within the reforms needed for membership within the Alliance.
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