US Secretary of State Blinken says Ukraine will be NATO member

Meeting of NATO-Ukraine Council in Brussels

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday that Ukraine will eventually join NATO as support for the country remains "rock solid" among member states.

"Ukraine will become a member of NATO. Our purpose at the summit is to help build a bridge to that membership," Blinken told reporters in Brussels.

(Reporting by Inti Landauro; Editing by GV De Clercq)