Vladimir Putin Signed the Treaty on accession of Kyrgyzstan to EEU
Wednesday 11 March 2015
BISHKEK (AKIpress) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a protocol as of 23 December 2014 to the Treaty on the Accession of Kyrgyzstan to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).
Draft protocol to the treaty determines the specific terms of accession of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Eurasian integration, including trade in services, regulation of natural monopolies, transport policy, rules for industrial subsidies, and other. The agreement withdraws Kyrgyzstan from the general rules of customs tariff regulation.
Upon accession to the union, Kyrgyzstan must comply with the sanitary, veterinary, and phytosanitary quarantine rules of the union.
Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan signed the agreement for the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union in May 2014 in Astana. The treaty came into force starting from January 1, 2015. Armenia joined the union early this year and Kyrgyzstan plans to become a full member in May.