Georgia, EU hail ‘excellent state of relations’

Georgian PM Mamuka Bakhtadze and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini at the joint press conference. Photo: European Union, 05 Mar 2019 - 20:35, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, who chaired the Georgian delegation at the EU-Georgia Association Council in Brussels said at a joint press conference that today’s meeting was “very fruitful”.

We were able to discuss the great progress we have made on a wide range of issues of our cooperation agenda”, PM Bakhtadze said.

We discussed the implementation of the Association Agreement including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA)”, he also said, adding that Georgia continues "to overhaul its legislative and institutional system to bring it in line with the EU norms and standards".