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of Ukraine in accordance with the principles of the Helsinki Final Act
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accordance with the United Nations Charter;
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own interests;
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vide assistance to Ukraine if it becomes a victim of an act of aggression
or the object of a threat of aggression in which nuclear weapons are used;
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