MINSK, February 3. /TASS/. The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko ordered withdrawal of Belarus main specialists from customs authorities of in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
"I did not sign the Customs Code because many items that should be there do not work. Furthermore, I asked to recall our main specialists from customs authorities [of the EAEU]," he said on Friday.
Leaders of the EAEU countries (Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Kazakhstan) signed the customs code of the EAEU on December 26, 2016 in St. Petersburg. Lukashenko only approved the draft agreement on the EAEU Customs Code as a basis for talks.