20 October 2021,   00:32
Occupied territories will not be a barrier to NATO integration - Head of NATO Liaison Office

"The occupied territories will not be a barrier to NATO integration," said the head of the NATO headquarters office in Georgia after the end of the Brussels summit.

Rosaria Puglisi says that after the Bucharest Summit, the Allies have repeatedly stated that they support Georgia"s membership in the Alliance and recognize Georgia"s territorial integrity.

As for the NATO membership process, the European diplomat says that the invitation of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is a good signal for Georgia that the Alliance keeps open door policy.