President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili has transferred the authority to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union to the Prime Minister, Parliamentary Secretary of the Georgian President, Davit Pataraia said on 27 May. Pataraia pointed out that according to the Constitution, President has the authority to sign the agreement.
"According to the Articles 11 and 13 of the Georgian Law on International Agreements, the decision on signing this agreement is made by the President of Georgia in a form of an order which needs to be countersigned by the Prime Minister. Accordingly, we are sending the President's order to the Government of Georgia today, according to which the President of Georgia is giving the authority to sign the agreement to the Prime Minister. We hope that the constitutional procedure of the agreement between the government and the President will be completed in the coming days," Pataraia said.
Georgia will sign the Association Agreement with the European Union on 27 June, 2014 in Brussels.