Georgia says NATO delay would fuel conflicts
Failure by NATO to offer Georgia a membership plan at a summit next week would be seen as a victory in Russia and fuel separatist conflicts in the former Soviet state, Georgia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. David Bakradze said before meeting NATO officials in Brussels he understood some NATO countries were sceptical about offering the Membership Action Plan at the April 2-4 summit in Bucharest but urged them to be firm with Moscow.
“Of course I cannot be confident, because it is a political decision of all 26 member states,” he told a news briefing. “But I do hope this decision will be positive.” Full Story