The NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer considers important to intensify alliance and Ukraine dialogue in a context of consideration of a question by the invitation of Ukraine to the Plan of action on membership in NATO.
I reported a press about it - service vice-the prime minister - the minister Grigory Nemyri, referring to its today's meeting with Scheffer in Brussels.
Witz - the prime minister, in turn, assured the secretary general of gravity of intentions of the government on realization of the euroatlantic course. Within working visit to Belgium Nemyrya visited a staff - the apartment NATO also I took part in special meeting of the commission Ukraine - NATO at ambassador level.
During special meeting of the commission Ukraine - NATO of Nemyrya informed ambassadors of member countries of alliance about developed by the government and submitted to the President Victor Yushchenko concepts of new effective system of coordination of process of the euroatlantic integration.
Besides, the vice-the prime minister reported about the approval by the government of the State program of informing of the public concerning the euroatlantic integration of Ukraine for 2008-2011.
In turn, ambassadors of member states of alliance, noted efforts of the government on realization of priority tasks of the euroatlantic integration of Ukraine, and also importance of activization of efforts on informing of the public on the euroatlantic course of Ukraine.
Ambassadors of Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland, noted readiness for cooperation. At the same time, the majority of ambassadors noted importance of preservation of political stability in Ukraine and stability of work of the government and parliament for continuation of reforms.
We will remind that Nemyrya left on July 2 with two-day working visit to Brussels (Belgium) for meetings with European Union leaders.
Besides, yesterday the President of Ukraine in Kiev at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark expressed belief that membership of Ukraine in NATO will strengthen the European collective security. Denmark I supported Ukraine on a way of the European and euroatlantic integration.
Since July 1 France became the country - the chairman of the European Union that gave it special opportunities for definition of the strategic directions of development of EU. The ambassador of France told about that, whether the period of the French presidency in EU to become critical will be able in relationship of Kiev and Brussels. At the same time, answering a question, whether Ukraine can hope for the invitation to join PDCh in December, the ambassador told "only one":
"The position of France is known even from the moment of the Bucharest summit (then France and Germany didn't support granting PDCh to Ukraine). We will wait for December and we will see, whether there were changes.