In his opinion, several NATO member countries express serious concerns about the expansion of the military bloc. They believe that the kyiv authorities should first carry out “many democratic reforms,” the journalist said.
“If the decision to accept Ukraine were inevitable, it would be a great sadness,” a European diplomat told Politico.
Earlier, the publication reported that on the eve of the NATO summit in Vilnius on July 11-12, the United States and Germany softened their positions on Ukraine’s entry into the alliance.
At the same time, some countries are skeptical, demanding that the promises to kyiv not be made too soon, while others that publicly support Ukraine’s NATO membership have doubts about reality.