The People's Front faction in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine sees the strategy of Ukrainian independence in early accession to NATO, leader of the faction Maksym Burbak has said in parliament.
"The Warsaw summit showed our country has many influential friends in the West. The alliance gave a clear signal that they expect us to be ready and decide on Ukraine's status," he said.
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The MP said Ukrainian authorities, including the parliament, should do their part of work, "which is in the systemic and rapid reforming of the country's defense capability, and to do this on a daily basis in the parliament session hall."
The parliamentarian said defense sector reform and rearmament of the Armed Forces require financial support from the state.
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"We need stable defense spending levels like we had for two years when Arseniy Yatseniuk was the prime minister," Burbak said.