Shevardnadze Hails Rapprochement of NATO and Russia

(Tbilisi, May 22, Civil Georgia) – Georgian President Shevardnadze stated at the government’s meeting today that he welcomes rapprochement between the NATO and Russia.

Eduard Shevardnadze emphasized on Russian President Vladimer Putin’s statement that accession of other countries to the NATO will not affect relations between Russia and this country.

Georgian President said that the deepening of cooperation between the NATO and Russia was the only right decision.