Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has expressed Georgia’s determination to become a full-fledged member of NATO which is celebrating its 72nd anniversary today.
Today we mark the 72nd anniversary of @NATO Based on the principles of democracy, NATO has preserved peace & safeguarded freedom for over 7 decades. ???????? continues to actively contribute to NATO proving our determination to become a full-fledged member of the Alliance. pic.twitter.com/kvIq6NZCgi— Irakli Garibashvili (@GharibashviliGe) April 3, 2021
Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani has also underscored Georgia's commitment to ts NATO aspirations.
72 yrs ago, 12 nations W same values &principles of democracy& rule of law came together &launched @NATO aimed at peacekeeping & ensuring collective defense. Major aim remains same 7 decades later. ????????stays committed 2 its aspirations 2 become a fully-fledged member of NATO family— David Zalkaliani (@DZalkaliani) April 4, 2021
The foundations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) were officially laid down on April 4, 1949 with the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty, also known as the Washington Treaty.