Lithuanian foreign minister considers Georgia-U.S. agreement on cooperation ‘strong’ document
Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec. 28 / Trend , N.Kirtskhalia / Lithuanian Foreign Minister Vygaudas Usackas called the Georgia-U.S. agreement on cooperation as 'significant' and 'strong' document. The signing of the document will take place in Washington on Jan. 4. Usackas said this at the joint press-conference with Georgian counterpart Grigol Vashadze in Tbilisi.
"The same document was designed in the middle of the 1990s, and it played important role in a matter of providing safety of development of democracy in the country, and also entrances of Lithuania in NATO", Usackas said.
According to the minister, "this is very important political signal for other states, since signing of such type of agreement with this great state significant guaranty for any small country".
In his turn Vashadze called the agreement between Georgia and U.S. an "historical phenomenon, both for Georgia and U.S.". "I want to focus attention on the circumstance that the U.S. absolutely deliberately selected the time of signing of document in the transition period between two administrations, emphasising thus that the policy of the U.S. with respect to Georgia will be sequential and it does not depend on party priorities", said Vashadze.