Gennady Onishchenko

Gennady Onishchenko, head of the consumer protection bureau in Russia, will meet with the Georgian negotiators. (Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch — A delegation from Georgia is in Moscow on Monday to negotiate about letting Georgian wine, mineral water and other products onto the Russian market.

The seven persons delegation left on Sunday. Two of them represent the national agency of wine, two are from the National Food Service, two from the wine association and one from a fruits and vegetables export company.

As part of the visit, there are planned meetings for three days and several rounds of negotiations.

The delegation today holds a presentations about the quality of Georgian products and systems for quality control. Later, the practical steps will be worked out for how to reintroduce these products in the Russian economy.

Gennady Onishchenko, the chief state sanitary doctor of Russia, will also meet with the Georgian delegation.

Onishchenko said Monday that there are no particular barriers to reintroducing Georgian wine and mineral water on the Russian market, unless politics interrupts the process.

The meeting with him will start with a presentation by the Georgian delegation.