Ukraine belongs to NATO – WSJ

It was in 2008, on the eve of the Bucharest Summit, where the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was planning to expand by inviting new members from the Balkans and the former Soviet Union. Andre Glucksmann and I co-signed an open letter to the French president and the German chancellor urging them to heed the pleas of Ukraine, which had sought protection from the Russian empire since declaring independence in 1918.

Seventeen years after its second emancipation in 1991, Kyiv’s leaders saw no other way forward than this: the Membership Action Plan, which would see their country one day join the NATO.


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