The EU will discuss Free Trade Area with Georgia
The foreign ministers of the European Union decided to support the initiative to start negotiations on the issue of free trade areas with Georgia. As reported by the "GHN", the issue was discussed by foreign ministers of European countries during an informal meeting, held in the Polish city of Sopot.
The initiative on the issue of free trade area implies an agreement between the sides on the establishment of comprehensive area of free-trading.
In addition, during the Polish meeting they discussed the establishment of such a free trade area with the Republic of Moldova.
Recall, previous meeting on the signing agreement on in-depth free trade between Georgia and the EU was held in Brussels on May 25. According to Director of Foreign Service of the EU Eastern Partnership, Russia, Central Asia, regional cooperation and the OSCE Gunnar Wiegand, a meeting was held at the level of official representatives of Georgia and the EU in trade and investment committee. The meeting discussed the terms of registration of this agreement.
Agreement on in-depth and comprehensive free trade is a part of associate agreement between Georgia and the European Union, within the scope of the "Eastern Partnership".