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Video Digest on results of Eurasian Intergovernmental Council’s meeting

05 February 2019, 15:00
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Meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council was held Feb. 1, 2019, in Almaty. The meeting was attended by the prime ministers of the Republic of Belarus — Syarhey Rumas, the Kyrgyz Republic — Muhammadkaliy Abylgaziyev, the Russian Federation — Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mher Grigoryan and Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan.

The meeting was traditionally held in a narrow and extended compositions.

Topical issues of integration were discussed at the meeting in a narrow composition. In particular, the tools for further expansion of trade between the Eurasian Economic Union’s member states, prospects for improving the system of mutual recognition of some documents in education, mechanisms for implementing projects within the framework of the EEU digital agenda and other issues were raised.

The meeting in an expanded format summarized the development of mutual trade between the Union’s member states in 2018, discussed the macroeconomic situation in the countries of the Union and heard proposals from the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission to ensure sustainable economic development further.

At the end of the meeting, a number of final documents were signed and press release by EEC Chairman Tigran Sargsyan was issued.

As part of the council’s work, Prime Minister Sagintayev held a bilateral meeting with Chairman of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev. During the meeting, a wide range of issues of bilateral relations was discussed to deepen and expand cooperation in the trade and economic, transit and transport, energy and fuel sectors further, as well as in the field of space exploration and digitalization.

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