EU expects clarification from Armenia on accession to Customs Union
The European Union expects clarification from Yerevan on Armenia's decision to join the Customs Union, which was founded by Russia, EU diplomatic chief Catherine Ashton said on Wednesday, News-Armenia reported.
Armenian and Russian presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin made a joint declaration as a result of bilateral negotiations in Moscow, according to which Armenia made a decision to join the Customs Union and subsequently to participate in formation of Eurasian Economic Council.
"We expect clarifications from Armenia, and then we will be able to assess which outcomes this will have," Maya Kosyanchich, Spokesperson for Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy told journalists in Brussels.
In November 2013, a summit of the European Union leadership and the heads of member-states of the EU "Eastern Partnership" program will be held in Vilnius, during which, it is expected to initial an association agreement as well as one titled "On a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Zone" by several countries, including Armenia.