Maggie Kikaleyshvili. The Georgian side supports the idea of joining NATO without receiving a Plan of action on membership (pdch), but if NATO is ready to open the doors for membership, will also be ready to provide a map, says the head of the Georgian Parliament defense and security Irakli Sesiashvili.
first American political scientist Luke Coffey expressed the view that " planned in July 2016 in Poland, the NATO summit, the head of Barack Obama, Secretary of state John Kerry and Secretary of defense Ashton Carter are obliged to publicly declare that Georgia's accession to NATO does not need a map ".
The Sesiashvili said Tuesday correspondents that "this matter was discussed even before the start of the Wales summit. "" I have been trying to put this issue on the agenda even before the Wales summit. I gave the case to my colleagues on the NATO Assembly, and we considered this question. But I say again: if NATO is ready to further open the way for Georgia, and it will be ready for the delivery of the action Plan, " - said Sesiashvili.
in the opposition party "United national movement" believe absolutely real Georgia's membership in NATO without a map, but the report that the Georgian authorities do not store any on this intensive work.
Institutional cooperation between Georgia and NATO began in 1994, when Georgia became a participant of the program " Partnership for peace ". After the "rose revolution" in 2004, cooperation between Georgia and NATO became more intense. In April 2008 in Bucharest at the conference of heads of member countries of NATO, it was confirmed that Georgia and Ukraine in the future have the opportunity to become members of NATO, provided that the standards of the Commonwealth.
in the process of the NATO summit in Wales, which was held on 4-5 September 2014, approved a package of measures that promote Georgia's bid for membership in the Alliance. As part of a package provided by the opening in Georgia training center, which will host the training of the Soldiers of the Commonwealth and partner countries of NATO.