The member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) supported Georgia’s right to join the Alliance. The prerequisites for this are national reforms and the application of NATO standards and principles.
The “Caucasian Knot” reported that Georgia is actively seeking NATO membership. The rapprochement with the Alliance has been a priority of the country’s foreign policy for at least 25 years. According to political analysts, this membership will make Georgia feel more secure and stabilize relations with Russia.
On June 14, at the NATO summit, its leaders reiterated their support for Georgia and Ukraine’s right to join the Alliance, but did not announce any deadline for receiving the “sheet.” route ”, reports the RIA“ Novosti ”.
Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO Secretary General, made a separate mention of Georgia. “We have made it clear that Georgia will become a member of NATO, although no specific date has been set and will not be discussed. We focus on reforms, we continue to support Georgia and strengthen its institutions defense and security, ”the“ News-Georgia ”quoted him as saying.
In turn, David Zalkaliani, Georgian Foreign Minister, said that “Georgia is doing everything 100%; a political decision remains ”. He added that Georgia’s membership in the Alliance is a “complicated matter”, but the final decision rests with NATO members.