Uploaded on Nov 21, 2010
Several points in the NATO communiqué are dedicated to Georgian
The several points in the communiqué, adopted by NATO Lisbon summit, are dedicated to the Georgian issue.
The Alliance takes into consideration the wish of Ukraine and Georgia to become the members of NATO and continues cooperation with the countries.
The Alliance leaves into force the decision adopted at the Bucharest summit in 2008, according to which Georgia will become the member of NATO. The point also talks about the important role of Georgia in Afghanistan mission.
According to the point, opening of the NATO liaison office in Tbilisi will promote establishment of closer relations between Georgia and the Alliance.
The Allies expresses support to sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia and called on Russia to reverse its recognition of independence of Georgia's regions and comply with the commitments under the EU-mediated ceasefire agreement.
The Allied nations welcomed Georgia's important contribution to NATO operations, in particular to ISAF.
At the same time, the NATO countries emphasized their active support of the wide-range reforms and welcomed the opening of the NATO Liaison Office, which would facilitate the implementation of the reform process.
On 19-20 November, 2010 the NATO Summit was held in Lisbon, Portugal.
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