At the NATO summit in Warsaw in July the alliance is planning to offer Tbilisi and Kiev a newly devised status: “associate partnership”, as well as a closer cooperation in the Black Sea. Any attempts of rapprochement between NATO and the former USSR republics, according to analysts, will make Moscow nervous and even more unpredictable.

Georgia, which was hoping to receive the Membership Acting Plan (MAP) this year in Warsaw, does not conceal its dissatisfaction. However, Tbilisi acknowledges ...

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