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    Accession of Georgia Into NATO Carries ‘Colossal Risks for Peace’

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    Russian Envoy to NATO said that Georgia’s joining NATO would be a blow to European security and create “colossal risks”.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Georgia’s joining NATO would be a blow to European security and create “colossal risks,” Russian Envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said Tuesday.

    “I think that common sense still prevails in NATO because the acceptance of Georgia into NATO would be a blow to European security and would carry colossal risks for peace and security in Europe,” Grushko said during a live video uplink with Brussels.


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