NATO Sec-Gen in Tbilisi: hope to welcome Georgia soon into NATO, Russia must withdraw its forces from Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze stated that NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s visit proves that NATO-Georgia relations are at an all-time high. Photo: Prime Minister’s press office., 25 Mar 2019 - 11:21, Tbilisi,Georgia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg hopes Georgia can soon be welcomed into NATO, and praises the progress achieved by the country. He also urges Russia to withdraw its forces from Georgian territories.

Georgia will become a NATO member,” Stoltenberg stated during a joint press conference with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze at the Georgian government’s administration building today, and underlined that it is only up to Georgia and NATO to make decisions about cooperation and partnership.