Georgia`s integration into NATO discussed at American University
The prospects and the process of Georgia`s integration into the NATO were the main issues discussed at the meeting held at the American University in Washington ten days before the NATO Chicago summit. Georgian State Minister for Euro-Atlantic Integration, Eka Tkeshelashvili was attending the meeting, the participants of which said that Georgia can be granted access to the Alliance by evading the Membership Action Plan (MAP) if the program adopted by the NATO-Georgia commission is implemented. The political experts attending the meeting hailed Georgia`s democratic reforms and its success on international arena. `Georgia like the Baltics is really success of transformation. We had 20 years of transformation and Georgia had less for different reasons, but they did it so well and they are the shining example of that transformation of economy and modernization of the region. When you go there, you may envy because they did it better then we did,` Lithuanian ambassador to the United States Zigimantas Pavilionis said. The issues of the NATO Chicago Summit will be discussed at the foreign relations committee of the U.S. Senate, which is due to be started in a few hours.
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