Karasin discussed in Brussels on the prospects of cooperation between the EU and the EAEC

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Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Grigory Karasin discussed with EU representatives in Brussels on the prospects for cooperation between the European Union and the Eurasian economic Union (EAEC), reported the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Karasin consultation with the Secretary General of the European external action service Helga Schmid, as well as special representatives of the EU Central Asia by Peter Burian and the South Caucasus, Mr. Toivo Klaar was held on 15 November.

«Prospects of cooperation of the EU-EEU», — reads the statement of the Russian foreign Ministry, which notes that the sides also exchanged views on the situation in the former Soviet Union.

The EEU was established on the basis of the Customs Union and the common economic space and effective from 1 January 2015. EEU members are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Kyrgyzstan. In may last year, the Eurasian economic Union and Vietnam signed an agreement establishing a free trade zone.

Karasin discussed in Brussels on the prospects of cooperation between the EU and the EAEC© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotomonster and objectives of the Eurasian economic Union

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