Georgian officials have welcomed North Macedonia becoming the 30th member of NATO.
President Salome Zurabishvili said the enlargement “of this great family” strengthens international security.
Congratulations to North Macedonia ???????? on becoming the 30th member of @NATO! International security is strengthened yet again by the enlargement of this great family. Our goal toward #EuroAtlantic integration remains strong, stable and undeterred! @SPendarovski— Salome Zourabichvili (@Zourabichvili_S) March 27, 2020
Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia also noted that Georgia supports the “open door policy”.
Congratulations to North Macedonia on becoming a @NATO member. As a #NATO aspirant nation, #Georgia remains committed to strengthening the alliance & continues to support the Open Door Policy. NATO plays a vital role in ensuring global peace & stability.— Giorgi Gakharia (@GakhariaGiorgi) March 28, 2020
Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani said the accession of North Macedonia is “a great inspiration” for Georgia.
Congratulations to #NorthMacedonia ???????? on its accession to #NATO. The Open Door policy is working! This is a great inspiration for aspirant Georgia ????????. Stronger NATO through enlargement! #GeoNext @Dimitrov_Nikola @jensstoltenberg— David Zalkaliani (@DZalkaliani) March 28, 2020
North Macedonia became NATO’s newest member on March 27.