Draft decision on Armenia’s accession to Customs Union approved in Minsk
YEREVAN, October 25. /ARKA/. The draft decision about Armenia’s accession to the Customs Union and the joint economic area was approved at a sitting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk Thursday.
The meeting was attended by Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan, the presidential press office reported.
The council considered and approved Armenia’s application on participation in the Eurasian integration and the memorandum about expanding cooperation between Armenia and the Eurasian economic commission.
The meeting in the narrow format was attended by presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Ukraine.
After their negotiations on September 3, Armenian and Russian presidents made a statement about Armenia’s intention to join the Russia-led Customs Union and then to participate in the Eurasian Economic Union. According to earlier plans, Yerevan was expected to sign an association agreement with the EU at Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius. European officials say these two formats are incompatible. –0--