NATO Summit: Ukraine FM to Speak at London Conference

The NATO Secretary General said that the situation in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements will be raised.

03.12.2019

NATO’s first headquarters was established in London in 1949. To mark the 70th anniversary of the alliance, top level talks involving the heads of NATO member states are being held here. US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will attend the meeting.

All the leaders will attend a reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Ukraine will be represented by Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko. He will speak at the NATO Engages Conference on a panel about security in eastern Europe, from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea

The NATO Engages Conference, which is held a day before the leaders meeting, will feature speakers including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Polish President Andrei Duda and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

During his press conference ahead of the Leaders’ Meeting, Stoltenberg said that the situation in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements will be raised.

Concerns over potential Russian attacks against NATO member countries in Europe increased after Russia annexed Crimea in 2014. It pushed the alliance to increase military capabilities in Europe.

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date 03.12.2019
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