Raynell An­dr­ey­chuk:

“Ukraini­ans have started to work more con­sis­tently on the is­sues that could lead them to NATO”

The Ukrainian Week - - POLITICS - In­ter­viewed by Yuriy La­payev

The Ukrainian Week spoke to Co-Head of Ukraine-NATO In­ter­par­lia­men­tary Coun­cil at the 10th Kyiv Se­cu­rity Fo­rum on the cur­rent state of di­a­logue be­tween the Al­liance and Ukraine, the fu­ture of the Euro-At­lantic se­cu­rity sys­tem and the Rus­sian pro­pa­ganda.

Given the un­cer­tainty over the fu­ture of the EU, can we ex­pect any –ex­its from NATO sim­i­lar to Brexit from the Euro­pean Union?

I do not be­lieve that the UK or any coun­try will talk about NATO. I have heard re­as­sur- an­ces from the United King­dom and else­where about their com­mit­ment to the Al­liance. These are two sep­a­rate things. I am con­fi­dent that the col­lec­tive se­cu­rity ar­chi­tec­ture of NATO has served its coun­tries well. There are no al­ter­na­tives there.

AT the same time, some in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tions have proven vir­tu­ally help­less when faced with con­flicts in Don­bas or Syria and need to be re­formed. Is NATO still com­pe­tent in this re­gard?

We have been try­ing to re­form the United Na­tions for years. We know that it is the best

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