NATO Deputy Secretary General meets with Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană welcomed Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov to NATO headquarters on Thursday (27 May 2021). They addressed the security situation in and around Ukraine and discussed Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration.
In their meeting, Mr. Geoană expressed Allies’ deep concern over the ceasefire violations and the use of heavy weapons by the Russia-backed militants in Donbas. He further expressed Allies’ strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Addressing Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic integration, Mr. Geoană expressed Allies’ support for Ukraine’s aspirations, and urged Ukraine to keep its focus on systemic reforms. The Deputy Secretary General also said that he looked forward to holding a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission soon.