About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 23:29 - 30 May.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Estonian FM Calls for 'Positive Message' at Chicago Summit for NATO Aspirants
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 28 Mar.'12 / 13:45

Estonia’s Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said after talks with his U.S. counterpart Hillary Clinton in Washington, that it was important at upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago to send “strong, positive message” to those countries, including Georgia, willing to join the Alliance.

“It’s also important to get strong, positive message to countries which want to get NATO membership in foreseeable future, countries like Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Bosnia-Herzegovina,” the Estonian Foreign Minister said on March 27 in opening remarks during a joint news conference with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

“And of course, once more, to stress the strong security of transatlantic relations, but also strong security of Europe, including Article 5, it is also from our point of view absolutely important as one of the outcomes of Chicago summit,” Foreign Minister Paet added.

In her opening remarks at the joint news conference Secretary Clinton expressed the U.S. support to Estonia efforts directed towards helping EU’s Eastern Partnership countries to “build effective, free market, and democratic institutions.”

“Estonia has maintained a strong assistance and development program in Eastern partnership countries, particularly Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova,” Clinton said.

The Estonian Foreign Ministry in cooperation with the Estonian School of Diplomacy launched last year the Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership to provide training to senior and mid-level civil servants mainly from the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries, including Georgia.

Latest News
30 May.'16 23:29
U.S. Diplomat Urges Govt to Bring Kortskheli Violence Perpetrators to Account
This kind of political violence “can only do damage” to electoral environment, Ambassador Kelly said.
30 May.'16 20:43
Ivanishvili Gears Up to Campaign for GDDG
He vowed to use all of his resources to prevent UNM from “turning the clock back.”
30 May.'16 11:46
April GDP Growth 4.3% - Preliminary Data
Real GD grew 2.8% in the first four months of this year.
29 May.'16 23:53
Slovak President Visits Georgia
Slovak President Andrej Kiska is paying an official visit to Georgia on May 29-June 2.
28 May.'16 11:55
Venice Commission Opinion on Georgia’s Controversial Bill on Constitutional Court
Proposed increase of quorum is “excessive” and should be removed, CoE’s advisory body said.
28 May.'16 10:31
Gali IPRM Meetings Resume, After a Break of Four Years
Khurcha fatal shooting topped the agenda of the meeting on May 27.
27 May.'16 17:39
MPs Debate Constitutional Ban of Same-Sex Marriage
It remains unclear when, or if the bill will be put on vote.
26 May.'16 20:27
Tskhinvali Postpones Referendum on Joining Russia to 2017
Breakaway region’s leader was proposing holding of referendum this summer.
26 May.'16 17:53
Georgia Marks Independence Day
Georgian, U.S., UK troops fresh from joint drills marched in ceremony marking Independence Day.
25 May.'16 16:09
UNM Boycotts Parliament Sittings in Protest Over Kortskheli Violence
UNM MPs said they will not attend sessions unless perpetrators of attack are held accountable.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
72