Georgia to support NATO involvement in Afghanistan after 2014
Georgia, Tbilisi, April 20 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgia will support NATO's involvement in Afghanistan after 2014, Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said while addressing a meeting of alliance member country foreign ministers in the ISAF format in Brussels on April 19.
Vashadze stressed the importance of the alliance mission's success in Afghanistan.
According to the Georgian Foreign Ministry, the ministers reaffirmed their adherence to the decisions made at the NATO Lisbon summit and Bonn conference on Afghanistan.
They also stressed the need to support the transition period in Afghanistan and the international community's long-term involvement in the processes after 2014.
According to the foreign ministers, logistical support for the Afghan national security forces will be provided and is necessary for Afghanistan's socio-economic development.
However, the ministers stressed that the Afghan government must continue to fulfill its obligations, such as developing democratic institutions, fighting corruption and implementing the rule of law.