Emergency meeting of the Ukraine-NATO held today at the headquarters of the alliance in Brussels.
The reason for unscheduled talks – a sharp aggravation of the situation in eastern Ukraine and an open aggression by Russia. On the eve of the meeting agreed Head of Mission of Ukraine to NATO Igor Dolgov and Deputy NATO Secretary General Alexander Vershbow.
This meeting provided for by the Charter on a Distinctive Partnership between NATO and Ukraine. It involves the creation of a crisis consultative mechanism for consultation if Ukraine perceives a direct threat to its territorial integrity, political independence or security.
Eve as NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced, in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine Alliance will strengthen its presence in Poland and the Baltic States. On any belligerent effective support Ukraine in its statement does not matter.