The European Union’s ambassador to Georgia said on Thursday that a bill on foreign agents reintroduced to parliament by the country’s ruling party this week is “incompatible” with the values of the bloc, which Georgia aspires to join, Report informs, citing Reuters.

The Georgian Public Broadcaster channel quoted EU ambassador Pawel Herczynski as saying at a press conference in Tbilisi that the draft law is “incompatible with EU norms and EU values”, and may stall Georgia’s EU membership application.