Georgia Quits from Treaties Proving Country’s Membership in CIS
Georgia, Tbilisi, 14 August / Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia /Georgian Parliament quited from treaties which proved country's membership in the CIS.
Some 117 MPs unanimously voted for to cancel treaties.
The set of treaties, which will be abolished, covers the decision made from 8 December 1991 to establish the Commonwealth of Independent States, charter of states from 22 January 1993 and the treaty on the economic relations from 24 September 1993. Georgian President appealed to Parliament with the aforesaid initiative.
According to chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Juridical Issues Pavel Kublashvili, today's decision means that Georgia is not a CIS member state anymore and it will not have any relation with the organization. As for other legal procedures regarding Georgia's quite from CIS, according to Kublashvili, there is no a procedure according to which the country may quit the organization. Russia took the step deliberately.
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