NATO has expressed dissatisfaction with the way Kyiv is fulfilling the Annual National Program (ANP), a document that defines the range and pace of reform for Ukraine’s further rapprochement with NATO, Ukraine’s representative to the Bloc Vadym Prystaiko has told reporters in Brussels, Europeiska Pravda reports.
"The Alliance is dissatisfied with the implementation of the annual plan, and they told us about it directly. They are dissatisfied with the pace of its implementation, and this is not the first ANP, which we could have learned to perform more effectively," the diplomat said, according to EP.
According to Prystaiko, this is what the leaders of the Alliance told Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze during her Brussels visit earlier this week.
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"The program is grandiose in terms of its size and scope of commitments. We take on too ambitious tasks, which we then can’t fulfill. We sometimes forget that each task must have a resource, both human and monetary. Unfortunately, we sometimes make commitments without allocating resources for them," said Ukraine’s envoy.
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"We keep working, while the remarks have been heard. We intend to improve our next year’s program," he said.