PRIME MINISTER OF ARMENIA DEMANDS IMPLEMENTATION OF ARMENIA’S ROAD MAP ON ACCESSION TO CUSTOMS UNION WITHOUT ANY DEVIATIONS
by Alexandr Avanesov
Tuesday, January 14, 16:58
Armenian Prime Minister presided over a government discussion on the
process of Armenia’s accession to the Customs Union and participation
in the Eurasian Economic Area, the government press-service told
ArmInfo, Tuesday. The heads of relevant working groups reported on the
measures taken in line with the ‘road map.’ Tigran Sargsyan charged
the heads of the given groups to strictly observe the requirements
of the ‘road map’ and report on emerging problems.
To recall, on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan
and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the
Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic
integration processes in the Eurasian territory. Afterwards, the two
presidents signed joint statements, amid Yerevan’s three-year-long
negotiations for the EU Association Agreement, including DCFTA.
The Customs Union has been created within the Eurasian economic space
for trade and economic integration of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia
on the initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2011. CU is
one of the biggest integration unions in the world with a population
of 170 mln people and GDP of $2.7 trillion.