EU Supports Georgia and Its Policy
Georgia, Tbilisi, 30 October / Trend corr. N.Kirtzkhalia / The European Union (EU) supports Georgia and its policy, Herman Van Rompuy, the chairman of the Chamber of Representatives of Belgium Kingdom, said after a meeting with David Bakradze, the speaker of the Georgian Parliament, in Tbilisi.
Rompuy mentioned necessity to fulfill a six-point peace agreement and importance of the second round of the Geneva talks.
"We submitted a detailed report on the August developments to the Belgian guests and discussed work of the parliamentary commission, which was established to investigate this conflict. The meeting focused on foreign priorities of Georgia and integration of the country into NATO and the EU, as well as aid, which was rendered by donors to develop economy of the country," Bakradze said.
In the early morning of 8 August, large-scale military actions commenced in the unrecognized republic of South Ossetia. Georgian troops entered Tskhinvali. Later Russian troops occupied Tskhinvali and forced back the Georgian servicemen.
On 12 August, Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev said he had decided to complete the operation on constraining Georgia to peace.
Russian peacekeeping troops and international observers remained in Georgia.
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