MOSCOW, August 15. /ITAR-TASS/. The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan - members of the Customs Union - discussed Russia’s embargo on EU agricultural imports by telephone on Friday.
Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev also considered joint actions within the Customs Union policy and exchanged views on the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin press service reported.
The Kremlin said the leaders had expressed deep concern with the humanitarian disaster in south-east Ukraine and backed steps taken by countries, including Russia, and international organizations to help civilians in the conflict-hit regions.