Breaking of Idlib siege leaves three Russian servicemen woundedMilitary & Defense September 20, 19:00
Ukraine's president requests UNSC to deploy UN mission to Donbass as soon as possibleWorld September 20, 18:30
Diplomat believes Morgan Freeman was 'roped in' to be weaponized in anti-Russia crusadeRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 18:02
Russian lawyer blasts ‘medieval’ efforts by UK Paralympic athletes to fake handicapSport September 20, 17:36
Aftermath of powerful earthquake in MexicoWorld September 20, 17:28
Over 50 countries sign nuclear weapons ban treaty at UNWorld September 20, 17:15
Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of allowing Pyongyang to develop nuclear weaponsWorld September 20, 17:06
Russian planes return to bases after Zapad-2017 exerciseMilitary & Defense September 20, 16:37
German Olaf Langer appointed head coach for Russian women’s basketball teamSport September 20, 16:13
MOSCOW, November 20 (Itar-Tass) — President Dmitry Medvedev signed the federal law on “ratification of an Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Abkhazia on cooperation and mutual aid in customs affairs”, adopted by the State Duma on November 2, 2011 and approved by the Federation Council upper chamber on November 9, 2011, the presidential press service reported on Sunday.
The federal law provides for ratification of the Agreement between Russia and Abkhazia on cooperation and mutual aid in customs affairs, signed in Sukhumi on October 16, 2010.
The Agreement was worked out to implement the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between Russia and Abkhazia of September 17, 2008.
The Agreement is aimed to consolidate cooperation in customs affairs and struggle against customs law-breaking, to ease passenger and freight traffic between Russia and Abkhazia, to ensure correct levying customs payments and to observe bans (established in compliance with legislation of the Parties) and restrictions on goods passing across the customs border of the two states.
To implement functions, vested with the customs services of the two states as well as to improve customs operations with respect to definite types of goods, Article 5 of the Agreement provides for setting up special customs bodies in compliance with mutual understanding of the sides in the territories of the states: Russian – in the territory of Abkhazia and Abkhazian – in the territory of Russia.