Natalia Dobrovolskaya. The head of the European Council Donald Tusk accepted the invitation of the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili to visit Tbilisi and Batumi.
"It's an honour for me to invite my good friend in Georgia. We expect you in Tbilisi and not only in Tbilisi, to share With you the developments and all the progress We have made in our country. I'm glad you accepted the offer. We will take Tusk in Tbilisi and Batumi, " he said at a press conference With Tusk, without explaining the date of the visit.
"With joy," - said Tusk.
Margvelashvili went to Brussels at the beginning of the Riga summit of the Eastern partnership. In Tbilisi hope it will be made the conclusion on visa-free regime of Georgia With the European Union. The Georgian delegation in Riga is headed by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, President Giorgi Margvelashvili at the conference to attend will not.
last week the European Commission (EC) presented a report on the performance of Kiev and Tbilisi in order to liberalize the visa regime. Review Commission, Ukraine and Georgia have made significant progress towards the abolition of visas, but they still are expected to do this much work in different areas. The EC also stated that Ukraine and Georgia will not be offered a visa-free regime With the EU "Eastern partnership" in Riga on may 21-22. The subsequent report about the readiness of the country pairs for the abolition of visas With the European Union, the Commission makes a promise to introduce before the end of the year.
first of Margvelashvili said that Georgia is positively reviewed the report of the European Commission on the implementation of the Tbilisi EU requirements for transition to a visa-free regime With the European Union and will do everything in their power to in the near future to achieve positive results in this direction.