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Armenia : Session of the Eurasian Supreme Economic Council Took Place in Bishkek.

Today, President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in Bishkek on a working visit, together with other leaders of the EAEU President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the President of Moldova Igor Dodon, who was invited to take part at the gathering, participated at the session of the Eurasian Supreme Economic Council. Present at the session was also the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sarkissian.

According to the charter, the sessions, first in the narrow and later in the extended format, were chaired by Almazbek Atambaev, the President of Kyrgyzstan - the country presiding in the Organization. Among a dozen agenda items, the leaders of the EAEU member states received the report on the main directions of the international activities of the Eurasian Economic Union for 2015-2016, discussed the key guidelines of the macroeconomic policy of the EAEU member states, presented candidatures for the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission, and deliberated over the documents related to the amendments to be made in the regulations of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

The parties referred also to the temporary agreement, which is currently being drafted, between the EAEU and its members and the Islamic Republic of Iran on the creation of a free trade zone.

Among other issues discussed was the question of granting the observer status in the EAEU to the Republic of Moldova. The Presidents decided to hold the next session on October 11, 2017 in Moscow.

At the session of the Eurasian Supreme Economic Council, President Serzh Sargsyan made a statement.

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