19 January 2022,   02:25
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US continues to support Bucharest Summit Declaration that Georgia and Ukraine will become NATO members - Department of State

The United States continues to support NATO’s decision in the 2008 Bucharest Summit Declaration that Georgia and Ukraine will become NATO members.

“NATO leaders are committed to NATO’s Open Door Policy, which provides a path to membership for any European country that shares our values and meets the necessary responsibilities and obligations. At the NATO Summit in June, we reaffirmed our unity on this.

The United States continues to support NATO’s decision in the 2008 Bucharest Summit Declaration, reaffirmed ever since, including in the June 2021 Brussels Summit, that Georgia and Ukraine will become NATO members. These countries’ Annual National Programs (ANP) detail their path to membership.

Already, both Georgia and Ukraine are members of the Enhanced Opportunities Partnership (EOP), which elevates their interoperability and training opportunities alongside NATO Allies”, - reads the fact sheet, released by the US Department of State ahead of NATO Foreign Ministerial in Riga.

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