„I requested them personally to say directly that we are going to accept you into NATO in a year or two or five, just say it directly and clearly, or just say no,“ Zelensky said. „And the response was very clear, you’re not going to be a NATO member, but publicly, the doors will remain open,“ he said.
March 20, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news
What we covered A 5 a.m. (10 p.m. ET) deadline that Moscow gave Ukrainian officials in the besieged city of Mariupol to surrender to Russian forces has passed. Ukraine has rejected the ultimatum. One person was killed after an explosion in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv Sunday.