Putin: the West is beginning to understand that nothing prevented the Eurasian integration

Putin: the West is beginning to understand that nothing prevented the Eurasian integration


Western countries did everything to prevent the creation of a single economic space between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, said Vladimir Putin. According to the President, just now the West is beginning to realize that this is a destructive position.

VLADIVOSTOK, 20 Dec. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin believes that Western countries begin to realize the destructiveness of their positions on economic associations, such as the Eurasian economic Union.

“It’s no secret, because everything was done in order to prevent the creation of a common economic space between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus create customs Union. Indeed, so far did not want to deal with the Eurasian economic Union as a full participant in international life,” Putin said in a documentary by Saida Medvedeva “the world Order” on the TV channel “Russia 1”.

“Somehow the European Union can create, and not Eurasian. But I think the realization that this destructive position, still comes to our partners”, — said the Russian President.

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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