I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Winston Churchill

Aug 19, 2008

NATO’s foreign ministers reiterate their support to Georgia

The North Atlantic Council (NAC) met in a special Foreign Ministerial session on 19 August 2008 to discuss the situation in Georgia and its implications for Euro-Atlantic stability and security.

Both the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Finnish Foreign Minister Alexander Stubb and French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner on behalf of the EU Presidency briefed the NAC on the diplomatic efforts undertaken so far.

The NAC welcomed the agreement signed by Georgia and Russia to end the hostilities and bring about a political solution to the conflict, but stressed the urgency of swift and complete implementation of the agreement.

The Allies re-affirmed their support for Georgia’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence, and agreed on a package of measures to assist the civilian population affected by the conflict... read more

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