At the upcoming meeting in Antalya, NATO countries will bring up the issue of Russian aggression in Ukraine. In May, the foreign ministers of NATO member states intend to include the issue of aggressive actions of the Russian Federation with regard to Ukraine as one of the main ones, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the U.S. Department of State.
It was told by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
"I'm personally looking forward to my visit next month to Turkey for the NATO ministerial in Antalya. One of the priorities of the Alliance is Russian aggression against Ukraine in the east, and the threat that is posed by violent extremists to NATO's south," said U.S. Secretary of State.
Cavusoglu said that the situation in the Middle East, Ukraine and the Black Sea was very important for Turkey and the region as a whole.
The summit of foreign ministers of NATO member countries is scheduled for May 13-14 in Antalya.
Recently, the Minister of Defence of Lithuania Juozas Olekas said that NATO would assist Ukraine in reforming the security and defense sectors.