Turkey is an uncompromising advocate of Georgia joining NATO and “liberating” its “occupied territories” of Abkhazia and South Ossetia “from Russia,” either of which developments would almost certainly trigger war with Russia – Turkey’s strategic partner as the Vladimir Putin regime describes the relationship between the two countries on an almost daily basis. Turkey maintains an identical position towards Ukraine joining NATO and “liberating” Crimea, Donetsk and Lugansk – from Russia.
The century-old Polish-initiated Intermarium project to cordon Russia off from Europe has as its current manifestations the Georgia-Ukraine-Moldova bloc (formerly Georgia-Ukraine-Azerbaijan-Moldova: GUAM), the Bucharest Nine group (Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland. Romania and Slovakia), The Three Seas Initiative (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) and the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).
PM of Georgia held a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan where Garibashvili noted that ‘Georgia is committed to fulfilling its peacemaking purpose toward long-term peace and stability [sic] in the Caucasus Region.’
Garibashvili, together with Moldovan President Maia Sandu, also attended an event organized by Polish President Andrzej Duda.
“The parties emphasized that the three countries (Georgia, Moldova, Poland) are exceptional partners under the Eastern Partnership, and it is crucial to highlight their role even clearer at the upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit.”
At the meeting, Prime Minister Garibashvili emphasized EU membership as Georgia’s main goal…