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Merkel Defends 2008 Decision To Block Ukraine From NATO

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Germany had deemed it too early for Ukraine to join NATO in 2008, saying the political conditions were not met at that point. President Volodymyr Zelensky had described as a "miscalculation" a Franco-German-led decision at the NATO summit in Bucharest.
4 months ago·Berlin, Germany

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Merkel Defends 2008 Decision To Block Ukraine From NATO

Merkel defends 2008 decision to block Ukraine from NATO

4 months ago·United States
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Merkel defends 2008 decision to block Ukraine from NATO

BERLIN: Former German chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday (Apr 4) defended her 2008 decision to block Ukraine from immediately joining NATO, rejecting President Volodymyr Zelensky's criticism as Russia's invasion clouds her 16-year legacy. Zelenskyy in a night-late address had described as a "miscalculation

4 months ago·Singapore
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Merkel stands by 2008 NATO decision not to admit Ukraine into alliance

Ukraine’s 2008 request was blocked by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel

4 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation
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Angela Merkel rejects Zelensky's criticism, stands by her decision to block Ukraine from NATO

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday rejected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's criticism of calling her 2008 decision to block Ukraine from immediately joining NATO a "miscalculation." Defending her decision, she said, "In view of the atrocities uncovered in Bucha and other places in Ukraine, all efforts by the government and the international community to stand by Ukraine's side and to bring an end to Russia's barbarism and…

4 months ago·Noida, India
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Merkel defends 2008 decision to block Ukraine from NATO

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended her 2008 decision to block Ukraine from immediately joining NATO, rejecting President Volodymyr Zelensky's criticism as Russia's invasion clouds her 16-year legacy.Zelensky in a night-late address had described as a "miscalculation" a Franco-...

4 months ago·United States
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Merkel said she stands by her 2008 decision to block Ukraine's NATO bid after Zelenskyy blamed her for war atrocities

On Sunday Ukraine's president invited the former German chancellor to Bucha to "see what the policy of 14 years of concessions to Russia has led to."

4 months ago·United States
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