Lukashenko supports high-grade Customs Union

Kazakhstan Today

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, supports high-grade with no artificial restrictions Customs Union. A. Lukashenko stated on Thursday at the meeting with chairmen of foreign representations, "Kazakhstan Today" agency reports citing Belarus news agency BELTA.

According to A. Lukashenko, Belarus is still interested in development of integration processes on the post-Soviet territory.

The President of Belarus considers the Customs Union can significantly strengthen the role of the post-Soviet territory in world globalization.

As informed earlier, the uniform custom duties of the Customs Union of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus were accepted at the session of the Interstate Council of the member countries of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) taken place in the beginning of June of 2009 in Moscow. According to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, the uniform custom duties have been accepted and will come into operation on January 1, 2010.

The project will be submitted for approval of the EurAsEC Interstate Council at the level of the leaders of the states.



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