Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Washington orders music in NATO. At the same time, the countries of Europe are an obedient instrument in his orchestra.
In NATO, music is ordered and paid for by Washington. Europe, European states, unfortunately, are only obedient instruments in this orchestra
— said the representative of the Kremlin.
He also commented on the words of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky about the possible admission of Kyiv to NATO. According to Peskov, the expansion of the North Atlantic Alliance at the expense of Ukraine is out of the question, since Moscow will seek to protect its interests and will not allow the alliance to come close to the borders of the Russian Federation.
Russia will seek to fulfill its tasks, Russia will seek to ensure its interests and its security. This excludes such an expansion of the alliance and its direct advance to our borders, including Ukraine's membership in NATO.
- stressed Peskov.
He called Kyiv's calls to NATO regarding membership in the military bloc as evidence of unwillingness and unwillingness to sit down at the negotiating table.
Earlier it was reported that Ukraine in the foreseeable future will not be able to become a member of NATO and the European Union. The most that the Kiev regime can count on is the status of a partner. It is noteworthy that against the entry of Ukraine into the North Atlantic Alliance act USA. According to the publication Politico, there is no consensus in NATO about the promises to Ukraine at the summit in July.