: NATO steadfast on helping Ukraine

18:21 Jun. 1, 2016

NATO steadfast on helping Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, right, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg greet each other in Lviv, western Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 (AP Photo)

Alliance along with the Ukrainian will agree upon a single support package

The decision on increasing practical assistance to Ukraine will be made at July's NATO summit in Warsaw.

The director of Alliance's Liaison Office in Ukraine Aleksandr Vinnikov commented on the issue in the interview with press agency Segodnya.ua.

"We expect two main outcomes of the meeting with Ukraine during the summit. The first one is a political statement which will reaffirm NATO's unshakeable support of the Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity", Mr. Vinnikov explained

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"The approval of a comprehensive support package will expand our practical assistance to Ukraine. This will accelerate the current efforts of support and bring new elements in a single aid package which will encompass all fields of NATO-Ukraine cooperation", Vinnikov continued.

Aleksandr Vinnikov mentioned that Warsaw will also host a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at a presidential and governmental levels.

"This meeting will allow to evaluate the reforming progress in Ukraine and discuss our joint work on helping Ukraine to reform security and defence spheres", the Liaison Office director stated.

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