Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting kicks off in Kazakhstan
The meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council has opened today in Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan.
The event has brought together the leaders of Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. They will have a narrow- and extended-format session. In addition, the president of Moldova is invited as head of an observer country, as well as the president of Tajikistan - as an honored guest, RIA Novosti reported.
The Supreme Council members will review the EEU’s performance over the past five years and outline tasks for expanding interaction in various areas, including trade, the economy, industry, finance and social policy.
A draft Joint Statement by the Heads of the EEU Member States has been prepared for signing. The participants will also approve the Basic Guidelines for Macroeconomic Policies of the EEU Member States for 2019–2020 and a number of documents on liberalising markets of goods and services as well as on cooperation in the digital economy.
It is also planned to consider issues related to the Eurasian Economic Union’s international activities.