Preparation for NATO’s membership requires courage, self-assurance, the approach of the whole public and joint work of MPs having different viewpoints – Deputy Secretary-General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller said during the meeting with Archil Talakvadze, Parliament Speaker and Georgian lawmakers.
“The progress is reached in the strengthening of democracy, economic growth, and modernization of the armed forces and institutions. However, the way of reforms and progress should continue to strengthen Georgia’s skills to work with NATO allies and in preparation for NATO’s membership,” Gottemoeller said.
The North-Atlantic Council (NAC) arrived in Georgia for October 3-4 at the invitation of the Georgian government. The delegation includes permanent representatives of 29 member states of NATO and is headed by Deputy Secretary-General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller.