Kazakhstan, Russia discuss bilateral cooperation
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 6 / Trend E. Kosolapova /
Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in a telephone conversation on Tuesday.
In particular, Medvedev and Nazarbayev exchanged views on Customs Union activity and tasks of its members connected with Common Economic Space creation.
The parties agreed to discuss Eurasian Economic Community and Common Economic Space issues at the meeting of Heads of State in Moscow.
The Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus has been operating since 2010. It aims at forming a single customs zone where no duties or economic restrictions are applied, except special protective, antidumping and compensatory measures. The Common Economic Space within the Customs Union started to operate from Jan.1, 2012.