March 4, 2022 - 17:20 AMT
Scholz defends NATO’s rejection of Georgia, Ukraine applications

Germany Chancellor Olaf Scholz has defended NATO’s decision to reject Georgia and Ukraine’s admission to the alliance and confirmed that stance remains firm even now, Republic World reports.

The chancellor said Thursday, March , “That was the correct decision, after very long negotiations within NATO about that issue.” He further added, “even now it was not on the agenda, and it continues to be so."

Speaking to state-owned ZDF broadcaster, the German leader also asserted that Russian President Vladimir Putin had “concerns formulated as NATO plans to deploy missiles to Ukraine that may target Moscow - nobody had such plans”.

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