East StratCom disinformation claim:

The EU is a tool of the USA against Russia. The EU is also a dictatorship forcing its countries into anti-Russian sanctions against their will. The European way of Georgia is possible only in dreams, Georgia should have stronger ties to Eurasian Union.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 12. July 2016

Debunk claim:

The EU decides for the EU, not the USA. The decisions of the EU are based on a consensus, it is impossible to impose a policy against the will of the Member States. The Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia with its trade part foresees far reaching political and economic integration with the EU for many years to come.

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by EEAS Tbilisi in Disinformation Review issue 35. The item is located at row number 36 in the report.

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