About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 20:14 - 31 Oct.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
EU, Georgia Sign Readmission Treaty
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 23 Nov.'10 / 01:29

Georgia and EU signed in Brussels on November 22 readmission treaty setting out obligations and procedures of the parties as to when and how to take back people who are illegally residing on their territories.

The agreement was signed by Georgia's Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze and Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Home Affairs, as well as by Belgian Migration State Secretary Melchior Wathelet, whose country holds EU's rotating presidency.

The signing of the treaty comes five months after EU and Georgia signed visa facilitation treaty. The two agreements will go into force together a month after they are ratified by both the European Parliament and the Georgian legislative body.

"I am very pleased that both agreements have now been signed - this means that Georgians will be able to travel more easily while maintaining the efforts to clamp down on irregular migration," Commissioner Malmström said.

European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy Stefan Füle said that relations with Georgia "remain high on our agenda."

Latest News
31 Oct.'14 20:14
MPs Approve Presidentís Tight Deadline for Adopting Surveillance Regulation
December 1 has been set as a new deadline instead of February 28, 2015.
31 Oct.'14 17:25
GD Accepts Presidentís Proposal to Set Tight Deadlines for Adopting Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
It means that there will be no vote in the Parliament to override the presidential veto.
31 Oct.'14 15:09
Georgian, German Defense Ministers Meet in Berlin
“Georgian-German military cooperation is being intensified,” Alasania said.
31 Oct.'14 12:36
President Vetoes Delaying Adoption of Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
President Margvelashvili used his veto powers for the first time on October 31.
30 Oct.'14 21:57
Parliament Delays Adoption of Key Part of Surveillance Regulation
Parliament extended deadline for adopting the bill till February 28, 2015.
30 Oct.'14 18:46
Court Orders Pre-Trial Detention of Arrested MoD Officials
U.S. ambassador said: “We have full confidence in Minister Alasania.”
30 Oct.'14 16:47
September GDP Growth 4.1% - Preliminary Data
Economy grew 5.9% y/y in the first nine months of this year, according to Geostat.
30 Oct.'14 15:06
PM Backs Interior Ministry in Debate on Surveillance Bill
PM spoke strongly against of depriving Interior Ministry of its direct access to telecoms’ servers.
30 Oct.'14 00:21
Georgia Moves to Second Phase of EU Visa Liberalization Process
“This is a significant achievement,” EU’s outgoing commissioner for home affairs said.
29 Oct.'14 22:57
Arrest of MoD Officials Fuels Speculation on GD Infighting
One former and four serving officials from the MoD and general staff deny misspending charges.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
30