YEREVAN, December 23. / ARKA /. Armenia may join the Customs Union earlier that another former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan. The work on Armenia’s accession is very intensive and its accession roadmap may be signed on Tuesday, a Russian president’s aide, Yuri Ushakov, was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti news agency.
On Tuesday the Russian capital will host a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will discuss preparations for the signing of an agreement on establishing the Eurasian Economic Union. in May 2014 on the basis of the Customs Union.
The Tuesday meeting will also discuss the applications of Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to join the Customs Union. Ushakov confirmed that Armenia’s accession roadmap will be signed during the meeting.
Kyrgyzstan announced its intention to join the Customs Union in 2011. Armenia’s announcement came on September 3, 2013. -0-