Zelensky: For Ukraine, it is very important to get an invitation to NATO membership

For Ukraine, it is very important to get an invitation to membership in the North Atlantic Alliance. This was said by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of the National University of Defense.

The Head of State noted that thanks to the help of partners, the Ukrainian military has mastered modern Western air defense systems and so many different species now in any country of the Alliance.

“Today, our experts can say exactly what the perfect system is for us, how much we are missing. Our air defense is not yet universal, it is changing daily, filled. Not only air defense systems, but also the PEB, antronx systems and the like” , – he said.

Zelensky emphasized that “Ukrainian defenders of the sky today are faced with a set of various threats, there is a struggle of technology.”

“I am sure that we will still have modern aircraft that will also be one of the components of this system,” he added.

For his part, Jens Stoltenberg noted that as soon as Ukraine becomes a member of the Alliance, it will be completely integrated into the NATO air defense system.

“At the same time, we need to make you as interconnected as possible. And integrate as much as we can,” he remarked.