West made mistake in promising Ukraine NATO membership: Borrell, dailysabah.com

The West has made a number of mistakes in relations with Russia, including a promise to Ukraine to join NATO, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Friday.

“I am ready to admit that we made a number of mistakes and that we lost the possibility of Russia’s rapprochement with the West,” he said in an interview aired on the TF1 television channel. ”There are moments that we could do better, there are things that we proposed and then could not implement, such as, for example, the promise that Ukraine and Georgia will become part of NATO.”

”I think it’s a mistake to make promises that you can’t keep,” Borrell added. Läs artikel