NATO Secretary General’s phone call with President Poroshenko

  • 26 Nov. 2018 -
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  • Press Release (2018) 152
  • Issued on 26 Nov. 2018
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  • Last updated: 26 Nov. 2018 11:58

The NATO Secretary General and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke this morning about developments in the Azov Sea and Kerch Strait, including yesterday’s events involving Russian and Ukrainian naval vessels.

The Secretary General expressed NATO’s full support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty, including its full navigational rights in its territorial waters under international law.  

At the request of President Poroshenko, the Secretary General agreed to convene an extraordinary meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at Ambassadorial level in Brussels this afternoon to discuss the current situation.