Georgia does not intend to join new Eurasian common customs space, says the FM

Georgia does not intend to join the new Eurasian alliance and common customs space created by the CIS countries, Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said at a press conference after his meeting with Estonian counterpart Urmas Paet in Tbilisi on Wednesday.

He said that any country has the right to choose political and economic ties and partners.

“This alliance was created under Russia’s auspices,” he said. “Georgia does not have any desire to join this organization. We are still willing to join NATO and EU.”

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