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Georgia-EU talks held successfully

Politics Materials 18 May 2011 18:18
The fifth round of association talks between Georgia and the EU was constructive, EU Chief Negotiator Gunnar Wiegand said at a press conference today.
Georgia-EU talks held successfully

Georgia, Tbilisi, May 18 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

The fifth round of association talks between Georgia and the EU was constructive, EU Chief Negotiator Gunnar Wiegand said at a press conference today.

He said the negotiations will continue, as it is a rather complicated agreement with tough conditions.

Wiegand said a significant breakthrough has not been reached in the agreement at this stage, although the process moves well.

"The talks were constructive," he said. There was progress on some issues, but cooperation does not end here. There are many issues for discussion, as this process seeks to achieve a long-term agreement."

He said a meeting of a subcommittee will be held on this issue in Tbilisi on May 25. we will know whether Georgia is ready to begin negotiations.

The fifth round of negotiations on the Georgia-EU agreement on association was held in Tbilisi on May 17-18. A Georgian delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Tornike Gordadze.

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