Magee, Kikaleyshvili. Minister of foreign Affairs of Georgia Maia panjikidze Not expect deterioration of trade and economic relations With Russia after the signing of the Treaty of Union With the EU.
The European Union wants the conference on 27 June signing of the Treaty on the Union and the free trade area With Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.
" This is Not some perfect view, and realistic. I do not think that the desire of Russia is stepping back from our advanced forward bilateral relations, " he told BBC news reporters on Tuesday. She added that " does Not expect serious deterioration of trade and economic relations between 2 countries."
Minister of foreign Affairs stressed the importance of holding an expert meeting on trade and economic issues between Georgia and the Russian Federation, which will be held soon in Prague. In her expression, " the meeting will address details about How in the future will continue cooperation between 2 countries."
As said in the first day of the week, special Commissioner of the Prime Minister of Georgia on settlement of relations With Russia Zurab Abashidze, in the first part of July there will be held another meeting With the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigori Karasin in Prague, and " a few days before equally in Prague will host the meeting of experts ".
Georgia broke off diplomatic relations With Russia in response to respect Moscow independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia in the last month of summer 2008 after the military aggression of Tbilisi against Tskhinval. In Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia have the status of " occupied territories ". Commissioners of the new government that came to power after elections to the Parliament of October 1, 2012, was named one of the top priorities of the foreign policy, normalization of relations With Russia.
in November of the same year, the former Georgian Ambassador to the Russian Federation and NATO Zurab Abashidze was appointed special envoy on issues of relations With Russia.
Since then started to establish economic relations - Georgian wine and mineral water, and other agricultural products returned to the market of the Russian Federation. In the agenda the issue of resumption of regular flights between Georgia and Russia.