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Don't expect NATO legions in Ukraine

28 February, 2024 Wednesday
14:30

Has everyone read Macron's words that he does not rule out the deployment of NATO troops to Ukraine? Have you all? Good

Are you already waiting for NATO legions? Have you seen the reactions of other NATO members to this statement? The way this idea was dismissed in the UK, Germany, and Sweden suggests one thing: it was a "barbecue," (In December 2022, Zelenskyy encouraged Ukrainians not to panic amid rumors of a possible escalation of the war with Russia, announcing barbecues in May - ed.) but performed by Macron, whose presidential term is coming to an end.

Can this happen someday? Yes, it can. But not in the short term. And to be honest, the problem is not in Macron's words, but in the illusions they have created among Ukrainians.

He said that he did not rule out the possibility, and many took this to mean that he had near-term plans. Unfortunately, no. This will not happen. And we will defend Ukraine on our own, albeit with the help of Western weapons and funding. This will happen. But the NATO military will not. Let's be realistic.

Polish President Andrzej Duda put the final point on this issue when he said that there was no agreement among the allies to send troops to Ukraine, despite French President Emmanuel Macron's statements following the conference in Paris.

And yes, I have no idea why Macron said this. The version about testing the reaction of society and NATO colleagues is nonsense.

Source.

About the author. Boryslav Bereza, public figure, former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament 

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