20 May 2024,   06:28
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This law is incompatible with the values of the European Union - Borrell on the draft law “On transparency of foreign influence”

I repeat, this law is incompatible with the values of the European Union. Such a statement made the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, while talking about the draft law “On transparency of foreign influence”.

“The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union expressed concern regarding the law “On transparency of foreign influence” in Georgia. The aforementioned law was introduced in the Parliament and the Georgian Government undertook to withdraw this draft law and not to reintroduce it. This has not been done.

Commissioner Várhelyi and I issued a statement last week emphasizing that this law is incompatible with EU values. I repeat, this law is incompatible with the values of the European Union. The European Commission should submit a report regarding the development of the mentioned events. We are concerned about the fact that this law has been reintroduced in the Parliament”, - said Josep Borrell.

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