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Countries of the EEU and CSTO to fight illegal migration together

Countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Collective Security Treaty Organization will jointly combat illegal migration, the Eurasian Economic Commission reported.

It is noted that the EEC and CSTO are working on a memorandum of cooperation in the field of combating illegal migration. In the document, it is planned to establish the basis for cooperation to protect the general labor market from illegal labor from the third countries. It is planned to coordinate common approaches and principles in the field of labor migration, to develop cooperation within the framework of advisory bodies.

The memorandum of cooperation between the EEU and the CSTO on combating illegal migration has already been sent to the states for their subsequent signing.

It is reported that the CSTO countries will hold annual raids to counter illegal migration under the conventional name «Illegal." They will be given the status of a permanent regional operation of the CSTO.

It should be noted that this year Kyrgyzstan presides over CSTO and EEU.