Georgia expects positive signal from EU regarding visa liberalization

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Tbilisi, Georgia, May 21

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgia expects a positive signal from the European Union at the Riga Summit regarding the visa liberalization, Georgia's Deputy Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili said.

She made the remarks at the seminar on the topic 'Prospects for association agreement between Georgia and EU' organized by the EU-Georgia Business Council.

The action plan on visa liberalization consists of two phases. Beruchashvili pointed out that the first phase is almost complete.

"The action plan on visa liberalization consists of two phases: legislative and implementation phases. Currently we are completing the first, legislative phase. Almost all the obligations have been fulfilled. Here are some figures: up to 50 new laws and legislative amendments, around 40 acts and 10 new, large-scale strategies and action plans on all sectors," the deputy foreign minister said.

Beruchashvili added that the implementation phase will start in autumn.

Edited by C.N.

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