Medvedev allowed the deployment of missiles in Ukraine without its membership in NATO

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Dmitry Medvedev

Ukraine may not join NATO, but weapons can be deployed on its territory, hiding behind bilateral agreements with one of the countries of the alliance , Dmitry Medvedev, deputy chairman of the Security Council, told reporters.

According to him, it is important for Russia not only to achieve guarantees of NATO's non-expansion to the east, but also security guarantees of a “different order”. The point is that “Ukraine may not be invited to NATO at all”, but the threats to Russia's security will remain, Medvedev explained.

the same strike types of weapons, the same missiles, on the territory of Ukraine or any other country, — he noted (quote from RIA Novosti).

Last week, US President Joe Biden said that Ukraine's accession to NATO in the near future is unlikely. According to him, the country should do a lot of work on democracy. In addition, the issue of its immediate inclusion in the composition should be decided by voting, Biden noted.

At the same time, after negotiations within the framework of the Council of Russia— NATO in Brussels, the head of the alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, said that the allies in the North Atlantic bloc denied Russia the right to veto Ukraine's entry into the bloc. Guarantees that Ukraine and Georgia will not join NATO were one of Moscow's main demands in the framework of the draft agreements on security guarantees.

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