The State Department said that Ukraine should have a chance to join NATO


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Источник www.mk.ru The US position on this issue remains unchanged, it is in line with NATO's open door policy, “Price explained at a briefing. Ukraine is our partner with whom we maintain constant contact. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that Kiev should have a chance of joining NATO. NATO adheres to an open door policy, which means that any state that seeks to join the alliance should have such an opportunity. Earlier, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, who heads the Russian delegation in Geneva, said that the Western military bloc, refusing on the whole, Ryabkov noted that “playing with fire” is not in Washington's interests. As US State Department spokesman Ned Price clarified, the White House's position on this issue has not changed.