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Putin to meet Central Asian counterparts

Kazakhstan Materials 19 December 2016 17:03
The heads of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia will meet in Saint Petersburg on Dec. 26
Putin to meet Central Asian counterparts

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 19
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
The heads of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia will meet in Saint Petersburg on Dec. 26, Russian presidential press-service reported Dec. 19.

Within the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council the heads of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia will sum up the first two years of the Eurasian Economic Union’s activity and outline the guidelines for its further development.

It is planned to sign EAEU Treaty on the Customs Code within the meeting. Moreover the heads of EAEU member countries will approve the main directions of the international activity of the Union for 2017, and consider various aspects of cooperation with key trade and economic partners.

Moreover a meeting of the CSTO Collective Security Council will take place in Saint Petersburg on Dec. 26.
Within the meeting the presidents of these five countries plus Tajikistan will discuss cooperation within the organization and its ongoing activities. It is planned to exchange views on key issues of global and regional agenda, including fight against terrorist and extremist threats and drug and weapons trafficking.

Before the meetings of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and the CSTO Collective Security Council the Presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan Vladimir Putin and Nursultan Nazarbayev will held a bilateral meeting and discuss topical bilateral and international issues.

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