YEREVAN, July 18. /ARKA/. The agreement on Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union is to be signed before the end of October, Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told journalists on Thursday.
“We will join the Eurasian Economic Union before the end of October, and other details were reported by the press office of the government,” Novosti-Armenia quoted Abrahamyan referring to RIA Novosti.
On May 29, at a session of Eurasian Economic Council in Astana, Kazakhstan, the Armenian president expressed Yerevan’s intention to join the Eurasian Economic Union agreement until June 15. However, appropriate papers have not been signed so far.
On July 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at a meeting of Russian diplomats, said Armenian will become a full member of the union very soon.
In resent days, media outlets quoted Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov as saying that the agreement between Armenia and Eurasian Economic Union is likely to be signed in October 2014 at a regular meeting of Eurasian Economic Union countries’ presidents in Minsk. --0----