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Uzbekistan to Join Eurasian Economic Community on January

Uzbekistan will be accepted to the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) on 25 January, the Belarusian Foreign Ministry told Interfax.

The report said Uzbekistan would join the organization during the summit of the EurAsEC heads of state in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) is an economic union to form single customers border in territory of member-states. The community includes Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

Earlier, Belarusian President and chairman of the EurAsEC Alexander Lukashanko said that Saint Petersburg summit of the EurAsEC leaders would consider application of Uzbekistan.

"Uzbekistan's step toward joining EurAsEC says a lot - primarily that the organisation must by no means be discarded," President Lukashenko said at a meeting on 20 December 2005 with EurAsEC Secretary General Grigory Rapota.

January 9, 2006 in CIS (RTG) | Permalink

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