Georgia and Ukraine will become NATO members sooner under Joe Biden’s Presidency – Paul Goble, former Special Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State said in an interview with Ekho Kavkaza.
Speaking about the issue, Goble explained that Russia returned its troops to the South Caucasus that needed a response on part of western countries. Moldova’s new president supported West rather than Moscow that made it easier for the alliance to expand.
According to the American diplomat, NATO wanted to look as being a group of western democracy and would like to incline countries for changes, to make them more democratic, to have free market economy.
As for occupation of Georgia’s regions and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea, Goble said that the U.S. new administration would carry out a renewed non-recognition policy of these regions.
“The Russian government violated the rules of international order. President Biden is committed to international law, and Americans talk about it a lot. Whether this will bring change to Russia, no one knows. At the same time, it will not be something that will simply disappear,” said former advisor to the US Secretary of State.