A spring session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly is underway on May 14 – 17, organized by Sweden.
The delegation of Georgia’s Parliament headed by Irakli Beraia participates in the session.
The Assembly President, US Congressman Gerald Connolly, delivered his speech, stating NATO should continue condemning Russia’s occupation and support Georgia’s friends, Georgia’s independence, and territorial integrity.
He noted he welcomes Georgia’s political progress putting the political crisis to an end.
Connolly discussed the open door policy, noting that Georgia, Ukraine have great expectations from the NATO summit.
Member of Georgia’s delegation Giorgi Khelashvili asked him a question on elaborating practical steps on strengthening collaboration with the Black Sea countries.
In response to the question, Gerald Edward Connolly said that he supports the institutionalist integration of Georgia, Ukraine, and NATO.