Ukraine applies for Nato membership in 'expedited manner', says Zelenskiy
Guardian, 01 Oct 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has announced that Ukraine is officially applying for membership of Nato, hours after Vladimir Putin said in a Kremlin ceremony that he was annexing four Ukrainian provinces.
In a speech filmed outside his presidential office in Kyiv, Zelenskiy said he was taking this 'decisive step' in order to protect 'the entire community' of Ukrainians. He promised the application would happen in an 'expedited manner'
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