Talks with the presidents of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Almazbek Atambayev will be held on the sidelines of summits of the CSTO and Supreme Eurasian economic Council in Moscow.
MOSCOW, 18 Dec. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold on the sidelines of summits of the CSTO and Supreme Eurasian economic Council (SEEC) on Monday in Moscow for bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Almazbek Atambayev, said the Russian leader’s aide Yuri Ushakov.
“All (Saturday — ed.) begins with conversations of our President with the President of Kazakhstan Nazarbayev”, — Ushakov said at a briefing.
The two leaders will discuss, in particular, the situation in Syria and Ukraine, trade and economic relations between Moscow and Astana.
“It is expected that during the talks the presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan will discuss a number of topical issues of regional and international agenda. In particular, will exchange opinions about the interaction between Moscow and Astana in the framework of the CSTO and the Eurasian economic Union affect the situation in Syria and Ukraine”, — said Ushakov.
“Scheduled (Monday evening — ed.) we have one more conversation with President of Kyrgyzstan Atambaev”, — he added.
Putin and Atambayev will discuss, including the interaction of the two countries in the energy sphere. “The leaders of Russia and Kyrgyzstan discussed the theme of cooperation in the energy sphere”, — said Ushakov.
How created the EEU
The Eurasian economic Union (EEU) and economic Union within the Eurasian integration 1 January 2015 is created on the basis of the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus. Cooperation in the field of interstate integration in the economic sphere in the post-Soviet space is carried out from late 1990-ies. 26 February 1999 Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed the agreement on the Customs Union and the common economic space. Read more in help >>
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