EU parliament calls on EU, NATO to maintain close alliance with Georgia

  • The statement also calls on transatlantic partners, such as Georgia, to maintain regular contact in the areas of arms control, military transparency and any other issues related to security. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 9 Jul 2021 - 12:14, Tbilisi,Georgia

The European parliament has called on the EU and NATO to maintain a close alliance with its aspirant countries, namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Georgia for the security and stability of the region. 

The [EU parliament] recalls the important role that the EU can play in supporting NATO’s open door policy by maintaining close political and operational synergies with its aspirant countries, namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Georgia,” the European parliament resolution on EU-NATO cooperation in the context of transatlantic relations says. 

The resolution on EU-NATO cooperation also expressed its utmost concern regarding the militaristic and aggressive policies of Russia and underscored the need for the EU and NATO to have a consistent, proactive strategy and unitedly respond to hybrid aggression and provocation by Russia. 

The [statement] condemns Russia’s continuous use of cyber attacks, disinformation campaigns, fake news, assassination plots and poison attacks against opposition figures,” the resolution reads. 

The European parliament calls for the EU and NATO ‘to leverage and expand current engagements to counter Russia’s direct and indirect aggressions and activities directed against Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.’

The statement also calls on transatlantic partners, such as Georgia, to maintain regular contact in the areas of arms control, military transparency and any other issues related to security. 

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