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The Ukrainian leadership wants to bring NATO to return control over Donbas. Comments about this RIA Novosti said the Deputy Dean of the faculty of world economy and international Affairs Higher school of Economics Andrei Suzdaltsev.
“They believe that if Ukraine will be a NATO base and not even one, it will provide them with security and also help to send troops in Donbass. That is, they want to secure his rear by proxy. This was the idea of peacekeepers to their hands to regain control of the Donbas region,” Suzdaltsev explained. The expert added that the Ukrainian government will not go to an independent military solution to the conflict, as the army of the country is not ready for a direct confrontation with the militias Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.
So he responded to the introduction of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of the bill on amendments to the Constitution that would have enshrined Ukraine’s desire to join NATO and the EU. September 3, Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin said about the possibility of deploying NATO military bases on Ukraine just before the country’s accession to the Alliance.
In August of this year in Ukraine have already voiced the idea of involving NATO confrontation with Russia. The Deputy Minister on issues temporarily occupied territories, the George Tooke proposed to apply to the NATO for the organization of a naval convoy in the sea of Azov. This step, according to the plan of tookie would be a response to the increased number of inspections of the Ukrainian ship by the Russian border guards.
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