Secretary-General Kaladze: Georgia denied EU candidate status for refusing to impose sanctions on Russia – Reuters

Secretary-General Kaladze: Georgia denied EU candidate status for refusing to impose sanctions on Russia – Reuters

This was regretted by the general secretary of the ruling party “Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia”, a former footballer who played for “Dynamo” of Kiev, and now the mayor of Tbilisi, Kakha Kaladze, speaking to journalists.

The politician is sure that “the society understands very well why this happened”: in his own words, “Georgian authorities…don’t join the sanctions, don’t start a war, don’t open a “second front”.

Now, the major also said, the authorities are working carefully on the implementation of the 12 EU recommendations that are supposed to guarantee the status of a candidate. “If they provide it, we’ll be happy. If they don’t provide it, then it’s not a problem,” Kaladze said. Write about it RIA News.

The agency recalls that at the beginning of March last year, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy recalled the ambassador from Tbilisi “for the immoral position” of the Georgian authorities on the issue of sanctions against Russia.

European Union leaders granted candidate status for EU membership to Moldova and Ukraine, refusing Georgia.

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