“They refused quietly, without public announcement, – said the Director of the Institute of Political Analysis and International Studies Sergei Tolstov. – Tunisia has received this status, and Ukraine – no. Why? Specialist in international relations can easy understand this. Tunisia is not a party of the conflict with a great nuclear power, it’s  important as the Mediterranean sea state. In addition, it is useful to demonstrate at least an indirect and fragmented success of American policy in the Middle East, because in addition to Tunisia and Morocco, other countries are in a total failure”.


“As for Obama, he is in a number of interviews and statements have said many times, that Ukraine is not included in the scope of the fundamental interests of the US, is not a member of NATO, it is in conflict with the Russian Federation, and because of this no military security guarantees would be given”, said an expert.