Georgia to discuss technical issues with Russia regarding WTO accession

President and Foreign Minister of Switzerland Micheline Calmy-Rey will today arrive in Georgia to meet with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

The two presidents will discuss the technical issues on terms of Russia’s accession to WTO in Batumi.

Georgia has accepted Switzerland’s proposal on the terms of Russia’s WTO accession by agreeing to international monitor of goods imported from Russia to the occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

However, after yesterday’s meeting between the presidents of Russia and Switzerland, Calmy-Rey agreed to hold talks with Saakashvili. According to the Russian side, the president will meet to address “technical issues”.

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