The people's choice Bundestag called Ukraine's desire to join NATO unrealistic
The desire of Kiev to bring Ukraine closer to membership in the North Atlantic Alliance is unrealistic, says the head of the land group (the parliamentary faction of the Christian social Union (CSU) in the Bundestag Gerd, Hasselfeldt.
" The issue of Ukraine's entry into NATO now is not worth it, " She said, reports TASS. Along with this, Hasselfeldt expressed support for the creation of rapid reaction Forces within the North Atlantic community. In her version, such aggregation will not be directed against Russia." NATO is not a threat to the Russian Federation, NATO is an Alliance of countries who feels the need to defend freedom, " believes authorized CSU. She spoke for an increase in military spending in European countries." in the long term, we in Germany and in the European Union are obliged to bring defence spending an estimated two percent of GDP, " he said Hasselfeldt. At the end of last year, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree about the refusal from the non-aligned status. At the same time well-known Ukrainian politicians, including 1st head of state Leonid Kravchuk, joined the initiative group for the creation of the movement " Ukraine - NATO ", hoping that it will help in 2015 to be held on Ukraine referendum on joining NATO. However, the former head of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko said that more than fifty percent of Ukrainians do not support the current government of rapprochement with the North Atlantic Alliance.