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Video Digest following session of Eurasian Intergovernmental Council

02 May 2019, 09:00
Photo, video: primeminister.kz

April 30, 2019, a session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council was held in Yerevan. The meeting was attended by the prime ministers of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, Belarus — Syarhey Rumas, Armenia — Nikol Pashinyan, Kyrgyzstan — Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev and Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan.

  • At the meeting, 13 issues on trade and economic cooperation and expansion of mutual trade between the Member States of the Union, including the removal of existing barriers within the EAEU internal market, were considered.
  • In a narrow format, the heads of government exchanged views on a number of conceptual issues of the union’s development. The mechanisms of deepening cross-border cooperation in the framework of the digital transformation of the EAEU, cooperation in the field of increasing the volume of trade between the member countries, and improving customs administration were discussed.
  • At the meeting, the extended composition discussed issues of improving the regulation of foreign economic activity on the principle of "single window", creating conditions for the development of a digital trading ecosystem in the EAEU, the development of industrial cooperation and technology transfer, further increasing the integration potential in certain sectors of the economy.
  • At the end of the meeting, a number of final documents were signed.
  • Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan made a final statement for the press.

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