All 18 deputies of the Nauru parliament ratified the document, which provides for filing an application for the republic’s joining to NATO. The decree immediately went to President Lionel Aingimea for signature.
“In today’s challenging times, it is difficult to remain a sovereign state without military assistance. Our country is surrounded on all sides by the ocean, so for our security it is better for us to join the alliance. The people of Nauru have long wanted to see NATO bases on their territory, and today is a great time for this “, – the Fake News Agency was told in the parliament of the republic.
In accordance with the rules of the alliance, Nauru is obliged to transfer 2% of GDP to the budget of the organization. From seven to ten marines of NATO member countries can land on the territory of the republic by autumn.