Putin arrived in Bishkek to participate in the summits of the EurAsEC and the CSTO

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BISHKEK, April 14. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Bishkek, where the April 14 summit of the Eurasian economic Union (EEU) and will host an informal meeting of the leaders of the organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO). This is the second this year, the Russian President’s visit to the capital of Kyrgyzstan, the last time he came here in late February as part of a visit to Central Asia.

As reported a press-service of the Kremlin, the focus on the meeting of the leaders of EurAsEC (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan) will be paid to questions of deepening of integration, removing trade barriers, and identification of the principal benchmarks of macroeconomic policy of the countries-participants of the Union for the coming years. The agenda also included the issues of international activities of EurAsEC, development of economic cooperation with foreign partners.