Talks between Georgia and EU on free trade are successful

Talks between Georgia and EU on free trade are successful

The Georgia-EU talks on free trade have been completed, Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at a briefing on Monday.

"Today we can officially say that the final details have been agreed upon, and negotiations on free and comprehensive trade with the EU are finished," he said.

The minister said that this is a "very important action" on the eve of the Vilnius summit of the "Eastern Partnership" scheduled for November.

"This agreement envisages not only the liberalization of tariffs, but also the removal of technical barriers for Georgian products and services to appear on the European market," he said. 

The minister underlimed that the EU is Georgia's largest trading partner.

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