Lavrov: for the rapprochement between the EU and the EAEU have the necessary prerequisites

Lavrov: for the rapprochement between the EU and the EAEU have the necessary prerequisites


Between the EEU and the EU have a high degree of complementarity of the economies and commitment to common rules of trade, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. For convergence of the EU and the Eurasian economic Union has all the necessary preconditions, said foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking at a joint meeting of the Collegium of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belarus and Russia.

“Today we will consider jointly with the Belarusian friends the possibility of development of mutually beneficial and equal dialogue between the Eurasian economic Union and the European Union. We believe that the rapprochement between the EU and the Eurasian economic Union has all the necessary prerequisites, including a high degree of complementarity of the economies and commitment to common rules of trade. Recently, the relevant proposals for dialogue have been transferred to the Eurasian economic Commission, we hope that they will get a constructive response from the European Commission”, — said Lavrov.

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