“It has never been even remotely possible that Ukraine will join NATO at any time in the foreseeable future.

Everyone knew this, ”RIA Novosti quotes him.

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albarez, in an interview with El País newspaper, said earlier that the prospect of Ukraine's entry into NATO is not being considered and has never been discussed.

On June 23, the EU summit agreed on the status of accession candidates for Ukraine and Moldova. 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky compared granting the country the status of a candidate for EU membership with conquering the summit of Everest.

He also urged not to underestimate the significance of this event.