Georgia does not expect Russia to react sharply to signing association agreement with EU

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Tbilisi, Georgia, June 26
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Russia may seek to revise some trade parameters with Georgia after signing of association agreement with the EU, according to Georgian Prime Minister's Special Representative for Relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze.

Such movement of the events is likely, he said.

The special representative also stressed that no knee-jerk reaction is expected by Russia against Georgia.

"Russia will not take any tough action against Georgia. When we talked a few months ago that Russia calmly react to the Georgia's signing of association agreement with the EU generally, few people believed us. However, we have made some progress in bilateral relations, which affected the overall tone of relations between the two countries, " he said.

Georgia will sign association agreement with the EU in Brussels on June 27.

Edited by CN

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