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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

WTO Clears Georgia

GENEVA -- Georgia has been cleared by member countries of the World Trade Organization to join its ranks as soon as it can.

A session of the WTO's ruling General Council was told Wednesday that the former Soviet republic had met all requirements for entry, officials said.

Before it can come in, Georgia has to have the agreement ratified by its national parliament and then wait a month.