Georgia will eventually become a member of NATO, the military alliance's secretary general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said on Friday in Tbilisi.
Georgia has long been pursuing NATO membership, but its bid was turned down due to pressure from Germany and France at a 2008 NATO summit in Bucharest. However, NATO has stated that the country will join at an unspecified date in the future.
"We pay significant attention to the cooperation between NATO and Georgia and are going to discuss ways of deepening these relations. The decision made at the 2008 NATO summit in Bucharest remains in force - Georgia will become NATO member," Rasmussen told the Georgian parliament.
Rasmussen is in Georgia to meet with President Mikheil Saakashvili and discuss cooperation issues. He will also open a NATO office that Georgia says will serve as the alliance's embassy in the ex-Soviet state.
TBILISI, October 1 (RIA Novosti)
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