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NATO Foreign Ministers to discuss establishing mission in Ukraine

NATO Foreign Ministers to discuss establishing mission in Ukraine Photo: Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

One of the topics of the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers will be the establishment of a NATO mission in Ukraine, according to Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski.

"The topic of the meeting will be Ukraine. We will discuss the possibility of establishing a NATO mission to support Ukraine. The idea is to use the capabilities of the Pact to train Ukrainians, use logistics and other common elements," he says.

Sikorski assured that such a format would not be "confrontational for Moscow" because "the Russian president is spouting and convincing citizens of a conflict with NATO.

"He repeats this lie about a defensive war. I do not advise him to attack NATO, because we are 20 times richer, and Russia will lose such a war. Just like the USSR lost the Cold War," the diplomat says.

In his opinion, Ukraine has not yet said its last word.

Macron's initiative to send troops to Ukraine

Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron did not rule out the possibility that NATO could send troops to help Ukraine. This sparked a discussion among Ukraine's allies.

France later clarified that it was not about sending troops directly to take part in combat operations. Some NATO countries said they were ready to consider such a possibility. These include Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Canada.

However, most countries did not support Macron's position. Moreover, according to Western media, Macron's unexpected statement caused even more hostility between him and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.