Jens Stoltenberg– We will help and support Georgia on its way towards NATO membership

We have two important partners, we have Georgia and Ukraine. And NATO has increased its presence in the Black Sea Region over the last years, Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) said during the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministerial in Brussels.

“We are working with our partners, both Georgia and Ukraine, in the Black Sea Region. And I urge Allies to provide the necessary resources, personnel, to make sure that we step up and provide more practical support,” the NATO Secretary General said.

According to him, NATO has increased its presence in the Black Sea Region over the last years.

“We agreed the package this spring in April to have more exercises to increase information-sharing. And I . . . the North Atlantic Council recently visited Georgia. And we work with the Georgian Coast Guard,” Jens Stoltenberg said.

“We will help, and we support Georgia on its way towards NATO membership. Therefore, we help them with more modernising their defence and security institutions, implementing reforms. And that’s the purpose of the NATO presence in in Georgia, help to modernise their defence and security institutions,” Jens Stoltenberg said.

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