A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council in Nur-Sultan (VIDEO)

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KAZAKHSTAN

Nur-Sultan summit of the Eurasian economic Union. In the capital of Kazakhstan hosted a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council (SEEC) at the level of heads of States. It is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the ideas of the first President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev on the Eurasian integration and the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on the Eurasian economic Union.

The participants of the meeting summed up the work of the EEU over the past years and outlined goals for expanding cooperation in various fields. The meeting also considered the issues of international activities of the EEU.

Leaders of the Eurasian Association first held a meeting in the narrow format and then with the participation of delegations. At the enlarged meeting was made by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and the first President of the Republic Nursultan Nazarbayev, the leader of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, invited as observer, the head of the Driven Igor Dodon and the guest of honor of the summit the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon. Following the meeting, the leaders of the EEU signed 25 documents.

Recall that the EEU was established on the basis of the Customs Union and the common economic space. It is valid from 1 January 2015. Currently, the EAEU members are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Kyrgyzstan.

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