Moscow. April 16. Kazakhstan Today - Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus still plan to enter World Trade Organization (WTO) on uniform conditions, but the countries may change this model. First Vice Premier of the government of the Russian Federation, Igor Shuvalov, informed at the Russian Union of Industrialists and Businessmen Congress, the agency reports citing RIA RosBusinessConsulting (RBC).
According to I. Shuvalov, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus still plan to enter WTO on uniform conditions. "However, if for tactical reasons, the leaders of three countries decide it is more efficient to change this model, they will change it. We will demonstrate flexibility, but it will be flexibility of three presidents", I. Shuvalov has told. He reminded that WTO accession work has been conducted since autumn 2009.
According to RBC, First Vice President of the government of the Russian Federation explained that now Russia through its legal advisers proves that the principles of formation of the Customs Union are based on the principles of the EU Customs Union and formation of the uniform economic space between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus corresponds to the WTO principles.