Zelensky's tweet about NATO is part of military diplomacy - Dmytro Kuleba

Zelensky's tweet about NATO is part of military diplomacy - Dmytro Kuleba

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's statement that NATO's uncertainty about Ukraine's invitation is a sign of the Alliance's weakness should be seen as an element of military diplomacy. 

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said this on the air of the telethon "United News", an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The President's tweet did not concern all the decisions of the summit, but only a specific sentence about the invitation, and it appeared because we always "fight to the end". And this was our step within the framework of a diplomatic struggle, the details of which no one outside really knows. But it was another indication that Ukraine never gives up, and in any situation it fights to the end until the desired result is achieved," Kuleba said.

He assured that the Ukrainian side will continue to work on getting an invitation to join NATO. 

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"We will definitely get it, I have no doubt about it. But the events of Tuesday (President Zelenskyy's statement - ed.) should be viewed through the prism of the fact that we have military diplomacy. We are always fighting," the minister emphasized.

According to him, the decisions of the summit, which were adopted comprehensively, including cancellation of the MAP for Ukraine, creation of the NATO-Ukraine Council, the declaration of the Group of Seven and the military assistance packages announced in Vilnius, testify to the effectiveness of such a struggle. 

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As Ukrinform reported, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on July 11 that the terms of the invitation, not even NATO membership, were being discussed in Vilnius without Ukraine. The President added that uncertainty is a weakness, and he would discuss it frankly at the summit.

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