BURABAI SETTLEMENT (Kazakhstan), October 16. /TASS/. The leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) have voiced concern over the destabilization of the situation in Afghanistan, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
"There was an exchange of views on the situation in Syria. The leaders of a number of CIS countries voiced profound concern over further deterioration of the situation, the destabilization of the situation in Afghanistan. This concern was shared by other participants, including [Russian] President Vladimir Putin," Peskov said.
The Russian leader is taking part in the meetings of the Council of CIS Heads of State and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The leaders of the CIS countries signed 16 documents following summit in Kazakhstan.
The events of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council are currently underway.