Georgian Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani will visit the UK on October 20-21. As a part of the visit the “Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Cooperation between Georgia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland” will be signed.
The contract will enter into force after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
According to the Georgian Foreign Ministry, the new Agreement will replace the EU-Georgia Association Agreement in bilateral relations between Tbilisi and London. The document covers a wide range of cooperation, creates a legal framework for strategic partnership, and ensures to maintain a free trade regime between Georgia and the UK.
“It is noteworthy that the Agreement with Georgia is the first that the United Kingdom will activate in the region after the Brexit,” – the Georgian Foreign Ministry notes.