EurAsEC and the agreement on pensions for citizens of the Union

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The EurAsEC countries are preparing to sign an agreement on pensions for citizens of the Union. That all the contentious issues removed and the discussion on the homestretch, said the Minister for integration and macroeconomics of the EEC Tatiana Valovaya, reports “WORLD 24”.

“Relatively speaking, the citizen of Kazakhstan worked all his life in his country, then came to Russia, worked for some amount of time. And all this time have paid contributions to the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation. Through this agreement, he is entitled to pension contributions, which he has accumulated in the country of their temporary work. We have now counts towards pensionable service, but the pension rights were in the “gray” zone,” – said the Minister for integration and macroeconomics of the Eurasian economic Commission Tatiana Valovaya.

It is expected that the agreement will be signed already this year. A may 29 pension issue may be one of the topics of discussion at the meeting of the Supreme Council with participation of heads of States of the Eurasian five.

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