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US Official: Ukraine’s NATO bid 'should be taken up at a different time'

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 1, 2022 3:02 am

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that the U.S. supports an "open-door policy" on joining the military alliance but added that Ukraine's NATO membership "should be taken up at a different time." 

“Right now, our view is that the best way for us to support Ukraine is through practical, on-the-ground support in Ukraine and that the process in Brussels should be taken up at a different time,” Sullivan said.

On Sept. 30, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine has applied for fast-track NATO accession. 

The Kyiv Independent news desk
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