Georgian parliament to have closed hearing on Association Agreement with EU
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 18 / Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /
An agreement on association with the European Union will be discussed during a closed meeting in the Georgian parliament. As a parliamentary spokesperson informed Trend, the discussion will take place at a joint meeting of three parliamentary committees - Committee for Integration into European and Euro-Atlantic structures, Foreign Relations Committee and Defence and Security Committee.
Representatives of the executive authority involved in the negotiation process with the EU will make a speech in front of the parliamentarians.
Representatives of the executive authority invited to the joint meeting of the three parliamentary committees are First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs David Zalkaliani, Director of the European Integration Department Tea Akhvlediani, Deputy State Minister for Integration into European and Euro-Atlantic structures Tamar Beruchashvili, Deputy Minister of Justice Gocha Lordkipanidze and Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Michael Janelidze.
According to the first deputy chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee Zviad Kvachantiradze, this week will see the last round of negotiations on the Association Agreement taking place and MPs want to be informed.
According to him, closed consideration of the draft agreement is one of its terms and conditions, so today's meeting will be closed to the media.