Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Georgia Has no Objections for Russia's WTO Entry
7.11.2011 12:20
Georgia Has no Objections for Russia's WTO Entry

On Wednesday, November 2, Russia and Georgia have reached an agreement on Russia's WTO entry. Georgia expects to sign the agreement that would allow Russia to enter WTO by November 10, according to the official Georgian negotiator Sergey Kapanadze.

      Georgia was the last obstacle for Russia to enter WTO. On Wednesday, the two countries have decided upon the toughest question for Georgia, which became the reason why Tbilisi blocked Russia's entry into the organization - the monitoring cargoes going through the boarders of the two former Georgian regions of Abkhazia and the South Ossetia. Both countries decided they would draw in independent companies for trading's audit. These companies will also support customs of Russian and Georgia. 

      Earlier, on October 27, Tbilisi sent to Russia a final report of agreement on WTO. The main meeting of executive committee will be held on November 10-11. Russian officials express hope that the final decision upon Russia's WTO entering will be concluded at the WTO ministerial assembly in December.

      Russia has been trying to become a member of the World Trade Organization since 1993. It is necessary to receive the agreement of all 153 the organization's members for entering. Georgia, who has the right to block entry of a new member (as do all WTO members), withdrew from the negotiations process in 2008 after a short war with Russia. The bilateral negotiations were renewed only in March 2010 through intermediary of Switzerland. 


      

Sources: Lenta.ru Gazeta.ru Image: Rosbalt


      

Technorati tags:


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Russia agreement foreign policy   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

The Estonians Who Want to Visit Their Relatives in the Russian Federation will Receive Compensation for Visa Expenses
29.02.2020
Russia is Ahead of Other Countries in the Number of Women Leaders
16.05.2020
Russian Airlines Continue Flying through Iranian Airspace
14.01.2020
Russia Lost Three Lines in the Ranking of World Passports
21.01.2020
Goldman Sachs: Despite OPEC+ Deal, Oil Prices will Continue to Fall
13.04.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Moscow  Fashion week  Russian writers  Ruskeala Mountain Park  Oka River  Orbit  Kirov Region  public transport  Forest Museum   Exhibitions in Moscow  Stepan Pisakhov  Russian investors  Board Of Guardians  airport transfer in Russia  EU sanctions  Russian sport  Festivals in Moscow  Russian social networks  Folk Arts  E-tickets  Russian Cinema  Ulyanovsk-Vostochny  Yakutia  Karen Shakhnazarov  Russian regions  bus tickets Russia FIFA  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Archaeology  Russian Nature  Russian trade  Kuznetsk  Russian political parties  Russian tourism  Russian libraries  Russia international  volcano  Russian business  Russian Railway Tours  the Bolshoi Theatre  Veniamin Smekhov  travel to Russia  snowmobile race  Rescuers  Russian Avant-Garde  Russian theatre  St. Petersburg  criminality  Kronstadt  Russian fashion designers  Uralkaliy 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites