EU ROUND UP – EUROPEAN ENERGY NEGOTIATIONS WITH RUSSIA FROZEN OVER GEORGIA CONFLICT

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has frozen its partnership and cooperation negotiations with Russia over the Georgia conflict, just three months after the talks were launched following long delays. An emergency meeting of the EU Council of Ministers has ordered no meetings will take place with Moscow on the agreement until its "troops have withdrawn to the positions held prior to 7 August", prior to its short war with Georgia. The European Parliament has also demanded that Russia withdraw the remainder of its troops from Georgia ...


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