Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West

Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push WestThe presidents of Ukraine and Georgia on Tuesday agreed to work together to further their ambitions to join NATO and the European Union, in defiance of threats from former master Russia. “We agreed to demand jointly and even more actively Georgia’s and Ukraine’s integration in the European and Euro-Atlantic space,” Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili told the press. The two countries’ “independence and democracy face the very same threats,” said Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko in Tbilisi, adding that they “will coordinate steps” in their quest for EU and NATO membership.



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