EUROPEAN COUNCIL ADOPTS DIRECTIVES FOR ASSOCIATION AGREEMENTS NEGOTIATION WITH SOUTH CAUCASUS COUNTRIES

PanARMENIAN.Net
May 11, 2010 - 14:32 AMT 09:32 GMT

The European Council adopted directives for the negotiation of
association agreements with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, to
replace the current partnership and cooperation agreements with the
three countries. It also agreed on the position to be adopted by
the EU within the joint committees established by the partnership
cooperation agreements with a view to establishing new subcommittees
in several policy areas.

The joint declaration of the Prague Eastern Partnership Summit of
7 May 2009 stressed a common wish to deepen and intensify bilateral
relations between the EU and its eastern European partners.