Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Community (EEU) to be approved at the summit in St. Petersburg on December 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the head of the board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tigran Sargsyan, TASS informed.
"We are waiting for you at St. Petersburg on December 26 (at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council). It is necessary to approve the new Customs Code, which is also, in my opinion, is the most important milestone in the formation of our common economic space," Vladimir Putin said.
The Russian president called interesting and promising proposals, which the head of EEC promotes in his work. According to Vladimir Putin, current arrangements are only the basis for the free movement of goods, capital and people, improving the competitiveness of all the countries of the Union.
The EEU includes Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. Tigran Sargsyan headed the EEC board in February, replacing Victor Khristenko.