Should Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy ultimately decide to sack Commander-in-Chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi, it would not affect Western security assistance to Kyiv, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press briefing on Feb. 7.
In response to a question about the possible dismissal of Zaluzhnyi, Stoltenberg said that “this is a decision for Ukraine, not for NATO to assess.”
Read also: Zelenskyy wants to replace ‘range of state leaders’, not just Armed Forces chief Zaluzhny
The official echoed a statement by Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, indicating that any changes in the Ukrainian leadership would not affect relationships with NATO and other international partners.
Read also: Zelenskyy to visit Germany for Munich Security Conference on Feb. 16-18
“We will continue to provide support; that’s what is important, and we will keep doing it,” Stoltenberg concluded.
On Feb. 4, Zelenskyy said he’s considering a major shakeup of the entire administrative apparatus of the Ukrainian state.
We’re bringing the voice of Ukraine to the world. Support us with a one-time donation, or become a Patron!
Read the original article on The New Voice of Ukraine