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Greece supports Ukraine’s acquisition of NATO membership

22 August , 2023  

The Hellenic Republic supports Ukraine’s acquisition of NATO membership when the Alliance members agree and the conditions are met, as stated in the declaration of the NATO Vilnius Summit, the Joint Declaration of Ukraine and Greece on Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic Integration has said.

According to the text of the document, Ukraine and the Hellenic Republic welcome Ukraine’s significant achievements in advancing on the path of Euro-Atlantic integration, in particular in achieving compatibility with NATO, as demonstrated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces on the battlefield, and reaffirm their commitment to strengthening joint efforts in support of Ukraine’s integration into the Alliance and the implementation of NATO standards.

It is noted that Greece will continue to support the Alliance’s strong and effective political and material support to Ukraine, aimed at ensuring Ukraine’s ability to effectively defend its territory on land, at sea and in the air.

The Hellenic Republic will continue to provide military, technical, defence and humanitarian support to Ukraine and commits to participate with international organizations, allies and partners in the reconstruction and rebuilding of Ukraine after the war.

Greece supports Ukraine’s acquisition of NATO membership when Alliance members agree and conditions are met, as stated in the NATO Vilnius Summit declaration.

In addition, the parties declare that Ukraine’s security is vital to the stability of the Euro-Atlantic region and fully support the Ukraine-NATO Council as a platform to further strengthen and expand ongoing cooperation to help realize Ukraine’s path to the Euro-Atlantic family.

In turn, it is noted that Ukraine highly appreciates all the important practical assistance provided by the Hellenic Republic and the people of the Hellenic Republic to strengthen Ukraine’s defense capabilities.

The full text of the Joint Declaration is available on the website of the Office of the President of Ukraine.