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Eu Qatar Agreement

And while the exact details of the deal have yet to be revealed, Qatar Airways revealed that the deal meant that «all airlines from the 28 member states of the European Union and Qatar now have unlimited and unlimited access to their respective territories.» «The agreement contains provisions on social issues that correspond to those of the EU`s international trade agreements. The Parties undertake to ensure that the rights and principles are effectively applied in their legislation; commit to further improving their labour laws and guidelines with a view to a high level of health and safety in the aviation sector; reaffirm their obligation to respect, promote and effectively implement and apply fundamental rights and principles at work; do everything in its power to ratify the fundamental ILO Conventions that they have not yet ratified; Agree on labour cooperation within the framework of the agreement and you could discuss these issues in the Joint Committee. No existing bilateral air services agreement between EU Member States contains such provisions. All these matters may be discussed at the meetings of the Joint Committee set up by the Agreement. The agreement includes the following: DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar and the European Union have agreed on the terms of an open skies agreement, which is expected to be signed this year, the two sides said on Tuesday. EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said: «We have delivered! Qatar was the first partner with whom we started negotiations after the adoption of the Aviation Strategy for Europe – it is now the first to cross the finish line! Moreover, the agreement sets ambitious standards on fair competition, transparency or social issues. It will create a level playing field and raise the bar for air agreements around the world. This is a big upgrade from the existing framework conditions and our joint contribution to making aviation more sustainable! After two and a half years of negotiations, the EU and Qatar have reached a Comprehensive Air Services Agreement (CATA) that gives them better access to the other country`s markets. . . .