Ukraine's parliament has passed a constitutional amendment that makes joining NATO and the European Union the country's strategic goal.
Ukraine's parliament, the Supreme Rada, on Thursday (7 February) passed constitutional amendments to cement those commitments. President Petro Poroshenko called the vote a "historic day" that will strengthen his government's resolve to carry out economic reforms.
Poroshenko runs for re-election in March.
source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: President Petro Poroshenko speaking with Ukrainian diplomats at their annual gathering in Kiev in 2018. (archive picture)
Five ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) participatied in the annual Romanian-led naval exercise Sea Shield in the Black Sea April 5-13.
The newspaper claims that the leaders summit in Vienna on 29 March ended in an "impasse". "However, both sides managed to achieve some positive changes in Moscow", according to Kommersant