Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said he favors Ukraine being admitted into NATO. Putin has been especially opposed to Ukraine joining NATO.
During the early weeks of the invasion in 2022, Ukraine and Russia reportedly discussed Ukrainian President committing to not join NATO in exchange for a ceasefire, but that condition was dropped when peace talks were halted.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has long supported Kyiv’s admittance, though the country joining while still at war seems unlikely. “What the Europeans are now saying is, in my view, madly dangerous,” Kissinger told
.”Because the Europeans are saying: ‘We don’t want them in NATO, because they’re too risky. And therefore, we’ll arm the hell out of them and give them the most advanced weapons.’ And how can that possibly work?” headtopics.com
Newsweek Kissinger’s comments to represent a course reversal compared to a statement he made last year. He
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