Zelensky’s criticism did not change anything. NATO leaders meeting in Vilnius agree to invite Ukraine to join the alliance “when conditions are met”NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday, July 11.
“We have made it clear that we will invite Ukraine to join NATO when the allies agree and when the conditions are met.”He said during a press conference.
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“It’s the first time we use the word ‘invitation'”He insisted, when asked about the dissatisfaction expressed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a few hours before the position of the coalition.
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“It seems that there is no will to invite Ukraine to NATO or to make it a member of the alliance”The Ukrainian president, in a very malicious tweet, called the verdict ” silly “ That his country does not have a timetable for joining.
We value our allies. We value our common security. We always appreciate an open conversation.
Ukraine will be represented at the NATO summit in Vilnius. Because it is about respect.
But Ukraine also deserves respect. Now, on the way to Vilnius, we received signals …
– Володимир Зеленський (ZelenskyyUa) July 11, 2023
Twitter – Володимир Зеленський on Twitter
Jens Stoltenberg also specified that the Allies pledged to devote each year “at least 2%” of its GDP to military spending. “Eleven of the Allies have now reached or surpassed this milestone. We expect this number to rise significantly next year.”. NATO has 31 members since Finland joined in the spring of 2023.