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Biden mulls ‘Israeli model’ for Ukraine – The New York Times – RT World News

Washington reportedly opposes joining NATO while the country is at war, but may vow to arm the alliance in years to come

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is reluctant to make Ukraine a full member of NATO, but is pushing for “The Israeli Model” According to the New York Times, that means a time-limited commitment to maintain the flow of Western weapons into the country.

Citing officials familiar with the deliberations, the newspaper said on Wednesday that such a pledge would fall short of the collective defense guarantees being advocated by Kiev and some NATO members in Eastern Europe. The report suggested that the possible commitment to Kiev would be shorter than the 10-year deal signed with Israel.

Opponents of Ukraine’s NATO membership fear it will further exacerbate the crisis with Moscow.They argued that by joining the group, Ukraine would play “Enter [the] Russian Narrative” According to reports, about the nature of the conflict.

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Russian officials have described the hostilities in Ukraine as part of a U.S.-led proxy war against Russia. Moscow has cited NATO’s expansion in Europe as one of the main causes of the conflict.

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has reportedly threatened to boycott the upcoming NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, unless his country is given a roadmap to join. The New York Times source said that Germany was the only member of the military bloc that completely sided with Biden on the issue.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, who met with U.S. leaders earlier this week, reportedly suggested “compromise” Advice to Kyiv. This will require guarantees that the flow of arms will be maintained regardless of the outcome of Ukraine’s ongoing counteroffensive.

Kiev’s representation in the EU will also be upgraded to council level, the level Russia had before relations with the West deteriorated. Then, “Ukraine could play within NATO what Russia once did,” Newspaper advice.

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