Defense Committee Chair says Georgia to be a NATO member

Georgia will be a NATO member. This will be decided by Georgia and the alliance and no third country, despite aggressive ambitions, or [the] size of [its] nuclear weapons could resist it, said Chairman of the parliamentary Defense Committee, Irakli Beraia….

According to Irakli Beraia, NATO Secretary-General made a clear statement that the NATO Open Door policy will not be revised.

Beraia said Georgia had never been so close to NATO integration as today and this was confirmed by cooperation packages, high-ranking visits and Georgia’s participation in the alliance summits.


On January 7, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said: “We stand by our decisions at the Bucharest Summit when it comes to Ukraine and Georgia,” stressing the importance of reforms to meet NATO standards.