BY A STAFF REPORTER: Us Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday that there is no doubt that Ukraine will join NATO once the war with Russia ends.
"We've heard every country in the room say the same thing," Austin said in Vilnius after the NATO summit in the Lithuanian capital. "
"There is still work to be done to bring Ukraine's equipment and training to NATO standards," Austin said. But we're doing it now because they're fighting this war. Much more needs to be done to ensure they have the full complement of their capabilities. '