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President of Georgia held meetings with representatives of the EU2012-06-28 14:54
June 27, as part of a two-day visit to Brussels Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili held a series of meetings with representatives of the European Union and European Parliament. According to the Georgian Presidential Administration, at these meetings they discussed the relationship between Georgia and the EU, as well as future plans, the IA Regnum reported.gt-en-newsitem-inside
In particular, at a meeting of Mikheil Saakashvili with President of European Parliament Martin Schulz, special attention was paid to the progress in the negotiations on deep and comprehensive trade and free-visa regime.
The sides also discussed issues of regional security and political situation in Georgia. Mikheil Saakashvili confirmed the readiness to accept as many representatives of the European Parliament to monitor the parliamentary election in October 2012 as possible. Martin Schulz expressed his support for the process of European integration of Georgia, the edition reported.
At a meeting with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, the main topic was the process of negotiations taking place between the EU and Georgia. The Georgian President and the EU High Representative also discussed the priority issues that should be expedited to facilitate the process of Georgia's European integration.
Meanwhile, as reported by the VZGLIAD, in Brussel, several dozen Georgian emigrants met President Mikheil Saakashvili with protest action. They came to the protest with tied mouths, showing that fundamental human rights and freedoms are being infringed in Georgia. "We can not live in the terror and violence any more; we will not allow Saakashvili to deceive representatives of the EU", the edition led the protesters' words.