Ukraine Joins NATOs Counter-Piracy Operation

RIA Novosti
Friday 22nd February, 2013

KIEV, February 22 (RIA Novosti) – NATO welcomed Ukraine’s decision on Friday to join its counter-piracy operation Ocean Shield, while Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Ukraine’s NATO membership was on track, but warned there was concern about Ukraine’s use of “selective justice.” “NATO and Ukraine are key security partners. For many years, Ukraine has been making substantial and very welcome contributions to all major NATO-led operations, including our engagement in Afghanistan,” said Rasmussen, who chaired a meeting of defense ministers in the NATO-Ukraine Commission. …

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