In a momentous decision, the European Commission has put forth a recommendation to grant Georgia the status of a candidate for EU membership. This announcement came directly from the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.
The Commission’s recommendation highlights the recognition of Georgia’s candidacy and underscores the need for specific reforms to be carried out. President Ursula von der Leyen expressed full support for the European aspirations of the Georgian citizens. She stressed that the Georgian government should take this into account.
Moreover, she advised that the government should initiate cooperation with opposition parties and civil society organizations. Additionally, the government should focus on addressing the 12 recommendations that were previously issued. Ursula von der Leyen highlighted the positive progress made in Georgia, marking it as an essential step in the country’s journey towards EU integration.