Europe acknowledged mistakes made against Russia

The European Union, drawn into anti-Russian sanctions against the backdrop of a special operation of the Russian armed forces in Ukraine, has not always acted deliberately and soberly in relation to Moscow. This was stated on Friday, March 11 by the head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell.

I am ready to admit that we have made a number of mistakes and that we have lost the opportunity of Russia's rapprochement with the West. There are moments that we could do better, there are things that we proposed and then could not implement

- the politician emphasized in an interview with the TF1 channel.

In particular, one of these mistakes was the promise to Kiev and Tbilisi of NATO membership.

NATO has long encouraged the Atlantic aspirations of Ukraine and Georgia. So, back in 2008, the then Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, at the summit, noted NATO's dialogue with these countries, which allegedly was the road to their entry into the Western bloc in the coming years. However, these countries were not given a specific plan to approach membership.

A year later, Scheffer announced that Ukraine and Georgia were not ready to become part of NATO. And in 2021, the former Secretary General of the organization spoke out that "in the foreseeable and indefinite future" Ukrainians and Georgians will not enter the alliance.

The law on the abolition of the non-bloc status of Ukraine was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada in 2014. The new foreign policy strategy of Kyiv, adopted in the summer of 2021, proclaimed the continuation of the course towards rapprochement of the country with NATO.
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  1. zloybond Offline zloybond
    zloybond (steppenwolf) 11 March 2022 15: 48
    he does not think so - this creature is hypocritical as well as Banderlog. The main thing for him is to pretend and sweeten the poisonous pill. Now let him enjoy his mistakes to his heart's content. hi
  2. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 11 March 2022 15: 54
    Are they really retired and the mind returns?
    1. Larisa Byvseva Offline Larisa Byvseva
      Larisa Byvseva (Larisa Byvseva) 11 March 2022 17: 06
      In retirement, they all become terribly smart, but how to work, so stupid people!
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 11 March 2022 18: 45
        So am I about the same yes He's probably going to be retired.
  3. Dingo Offline Dingo
    Dingo (Victor) 11 March 2022 15: 58
    Lying, hypocritical being...
  4. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk 11 March 2022 16: 05
    Barrel Zhopez. We want everything said.
  5. Krapilin Offline Krapilin
    Krapilin (Victor) 11 March 2022 16: 11
    The European Union attacked the USSR in 1941 and began to "think soberly" when it received a club on the head.
    In 2022, the European Union attacked Russia.
    The "breakdown" is coming...
  6. Mikhail L. Offline Mikhail L.
    Mikhail L. 11 March 2022 16: 12
    ...Nina to Saakhov: "Mistakes must not be recognized. They must be washed away. With blood!"

    Film "Prisoner of the Caucasus, or Shurik's New Adventures"
  7. Larisa Byvseva Offline Larisa Byvseva
    Larisa Byvseva (Larisa Byvseva) 11 March 2022 17: 05
    Eurodebiles, in a word!
  8. Alexey Davydov Offline Alexey Davydov
    Alexey Davydov (Alexey) 11 March 2022 19: 11
    The Moor has done his job. Now the Moor can change his shoes.
    With a sense of duty honestly performed .... To the States
  9. skeptic Offline skeptic
    skeptic 12 March 2022 15: 41
    Nobody was going to accept Ukraine and Georgia into NATO. To provoke, even to invade (which was prevented), being a member of NATO, is definitely a nuclear apocalypse. That is why the West was pushing Ukraine to invade, because Russia did not want to "come to war" in any way. What is happening now, the West planned, back in 2014. Russia was less prepared for the confrontation, against the "collective Hitler". We all need to understand that we can choose to either be destroyed or defend our independence. What is happening now can be equated to the third world war, where the impudent Saks want to destroy Russia economically first. If we stand, then none of them will decide on a real Apocalypse, for everyone.