KAZAN, October 10 (Itar-Tass) - A draft treaty on creating the Eurasian economic union has been prepared at the 8th session of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), first vice-premier Igor Shuvalov told Itar-Tass.
The draft treaty will be submitted to the meeting of three countries - Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan due to take place in Minsk on October 24, Shuvalov said on Wednesday, October 9.
“The foreign ministries of three countries presented the key part of the draft treaty,” the vice-premier said.
The participants in the session also approved technical regulations on safety of milk and dairy products. “The regulations will be effective from the middle of 2014,” he said, adding, “The parties disputed customs duties. The main points have been solved. Now it’s experts who should finalise discussions.”
“We condemned a module law on competition, which would be included in the agenda of the summit,” head of the Belarusian delegation, Sergei Rumas, said.”
For his part, Kazakhstani first vice-premier Bykytzhan Sagintayev said, “We’re satisfied with the decision of the session.”
The Ukrainian and Kyrgyz delegations took part in the session as observers.