Commissioner Malmström is visiting Georgia on 18-19 March 2019. This is Ms Malmström’s second visit to Tbilisi, Georgia as EU Trade Commissioner following one on 21 March 2016.
After 20 round of negotiations, several issues are still standing in the way of an agreement as negotiators continue mapping the understandings and concerns of both parties.
The EU-Turkey Association Council held its 54th meeting on Friday, 15 March 2019, in Brussels. The meeting was the first one held after the lifting of the State of Emergency in Turkey last year, and provided a useful opportunity to take stock of EU-Turkey relations and exchange views on a range of issues.