Ukraine should be treated like NATO member - Kissinger
Previously, the former secretary of state considered Ukraine "a set of territories once annexed to Russia."
Former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger believes that Ukraine should be treated as a member of NATO. He announced this in an interview with The Wall Street Journal .
The politician changed his mind after Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine and the demonstration of the heroic struggle of Ukrainians for freedom and independence from the totalitarian regime of the Kremlin. Previously, the former secretary of state considered Ukraine "a set of territories once annexed to Russia."
Kissinger said earlier that the role of Ukraine is a buffer that would serve as a certain guarantor of stability between West and East. However, the war could change his mind.
Now I think, one way or another, formally or not, Ukraine after this should be treated as a member of NATO, - said Kinsinger.
Recall that at the forum in Davos, Kissinger called on the West to force Ukraine to agree to peace talks with Russia on the lines until February 24 - without the Crimea and ORDLO occupied since 2014. In response, the President of Ukraine Zelensky criticized his words and recalled that he recalled that in 1938 the West had already allowed the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler to occupy the Sudetenland (the first stage of the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Nazi Germany before World War II).
Henry Kissinger was US National Security Advisor 1969-1975 and US Secretary of State 1973-1977. Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973. He was the initiator and executor of the policy of détente in relations between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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