EU to allocate 18 mln euro to reform Georgian Criminal Code
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 1 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia
The EU will allocate 18 million euros to Georgia on the reform of the criminal code. The relevant agreement was signed in Brussels, by EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Stefan Fule and Deputy Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Baramidze.
Fula said Georgia has become an example of implementing reforms in the region, and the EU helps it in further reforming.
"We are pleased with the current level of relations with Georgia, and efforts that Georgia is making for European integration," he said.
The EU Commissioner noted the importance of negotiations with Georgia on a comprehensive free trade, which will begin in late March.
"This is new phase of our relations, which are successfully developing," said the Commissioner.
Baramidze noted Georgia continues to reform its system of state and another aid will be used efficiently.
"The Georgian government has shown itself as a reliable partner in the way of reforms, since our goal is the integration with European structures, and we are committed to move along this way," he said.