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strana | Yermak and Rasmussen offered to accept Ukraine into NATO no later than 2028, 14 May illustrated cyrillic
NATO should invite Ukraine to join the Alliance at a summit in Washington this summer and commit to accepting Ukraine into its ranks no later than July 2028.

This proposal is included in the report developed by the group of the head of the Office of the President Andrey Ermak - NATO Secretary General in 2009-2014 Anders Rasmussen. The report also suggests that "allies spend 0.25% of their GDP on military assistance to Ukraine and unlock frozen Russian assets worth $ 300 billion to support Ukraine."

president.gov.ua | NATO Membership Is a Guarantee of Peace and Security for Ukraine and the World: Rasmussen-Yermak International Task Force Published an Official Report, Copenhagen Democracy Summit stage
The International Task Force on Security and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine, co-chaired by Head of the Presidential Office Andriy Yermak and former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, has published a report with a rationale for the necessity of Ukraine's future membership in NATO and concrete proposals for it.

"A credible prospect of NATO membership is a way to convince Russia that it has nothing to gain from waging war. Inviting Ukraine to start accession talks now is a way to send a clear message to Russia that it needs to end the war and give Ukraine a chance for a just peace," the report emphasizes. The Rasmussen-Yermak International Task Force proposes to set a clear timeframe for Ukraine's accession to NATO - no later than July 2028, subject to the fulfillment of specific conditions.

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The International Task Force emphasizes the need to unify the set of bilateral security agreements between Ukraine and its partners into an international compact. In particular, its goal is to build up Ukraine's Armed Forces so that they can reach a size and structure strong enough to defend against a future Russian attack and strengthen NATO's collective defense by the end of the decade. It is proposed that NATO members commit to spending 0.25% of their GDP on military aid to Ukraine, as well as unlocking $300 billion in frozen Russian assets and using them to support Ukraine.
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The report [EN, 11 pp] is attached. The document was signed by [18] members of the task force:
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by Cat on Tue May 14th, 2024 at 03:29:23 PM EST
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