Merkel considers her decision not to admit Ukraine to NATO in 2008 correct
The Ex-Chancellor believes that Ukraine was not correctly admitted to NATO/DW
In his April 3 address, President Zelensky stressed that the war is a consequence of Ukraine's non-admission to NATO in 2008. German ex-chancellor Angela Merkel believes that this decision was the right one.
In his address, President Zelensky invited Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy to visit Bucha. Merkel's answer was conveyed by her speaker.
Merkel believes that Ukraine was not correctly admitted to NATO
Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel supports her decisions in connection with the summit NATO 2008 in Bucharest,” the spokeswoman said.
The politician noted that she supports international efforts to end the Russian war of conquest in Ukraine. Merkel called “to put an end to barbarism and Russia's war against Ukraine.”
What Zelensky spoke about in his address
Commenting on the atrocities of Russians in the Kiev region, the head of Ukraine noted that the policy of concessions led to this Russia. In particular, we are talking about the steps taken by then French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. On April 3, 14 years have passed since the NATO summit in Bucharest, when Ukraine was not given a chance to join the Alliance.