Georgia and NATO will jointly decide when Georgia should become a member of NATO and no other party has the right to interfere, - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference, when asked about the factor of Russia in the mentioned process.
"It is crucial for NATO that all nations have the freedom of making their own decisions. Georgia is a sovereign state and no one can take decisions instead of it. All nations have the right to choose their own future. When we are ready, Georgia will become a member of NATO, it's up to Nato and Georgia and not any other state," Stoltenberg said.
According to him, Georgia should implement reforms, including in the judiciary and defense sector; Georgia should meet NATO standards in order to become an alliance member.