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Russia’s U.S. Ambassador: We Can Never Accept Ukraine in NATO

April 9, 2024 (EIRNS)—Responding to a media on April 8 asking him to comment “on the statements by U.S. officials that Ukraine’s accession to NATO can only occur when the conflict is over?” Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov replied: “Washington absolutely refuses to listen to the statements about our firm opposition to Kiev’s membership in the North Atlantic Alliance. And all this—despite concrete proposals from the Russian side on security guarantees conveyed to Western capitals in December 2021.

“Ukraine’s entry into NATO is unacceptable to us under any circumstances. This is a threat to Russia’s national security. Only politicians ignorant of the fundamental interests of the Russian Federation can expect that we could accept Kyiv’s accession into a bloc which is hostile to us.

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