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Supreme Council of EEU may now include prime minister

Protocol on amending the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union has been ratified. The Information Policy Department of the Presidential Administration reported.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov reportedly signed the relevant law. The Parliament adopted it on November 14.

The changes concern part 2 of Article 10 of the EEU Treaty in terms of establishing the possibility of joining the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council not only by the head of a member state, but also the head of government if he is empowered, in accordance with the legislation of his country, to make decisions on matters within the competence the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

The law comes into force in ten days after its official publication.

It is also noted that in 2015 a new version of the Constitution was adopted in Armenia. It entered into force in full in 2018. According to it, Armenia switches to the parliamentary system of governance and it significantly changes the powers of the president.