Georgia blocks Russia WTO entry talks: EconMin

Georgia is blocking negotiations over Russia's accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), citing Moscow's decision to intensify ties with rebel regions of Georgia, a senior official said on Monday.

Georgia blocks Russia WTO entry talks: EconMin
Georgia is blocking negotiations over Russia's accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), citing Moscow's decision to intensify ties with rebel regions of Georgia, a senior official said on Monday.

"We demand that the order from President (Vladimir) Putin for the government to establish direct links with Abkhazia and South Ossetia, which contradicts WTO rules, be withdrawn," First Deputy Economy Minister Vakhtang Lezhava told Reuters.

Reuters
Last Mod: 29 Nisan 2008, 09:22
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