Putin discussed with colleagues in EurAsEC and the CIS strengthening of interaction

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SOCHI, October 11. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin held on Wednesday a two of a summit of the Eurasian economic Union and the Commonwealth of independent States. Meetings for both associations were held in narrow and expanded formats, and their outcome was the signing of the documents.

Breakthrough decisions at the summit was not accepted, but the leaders confirmed that the systematic work of the unions is making steady progress in various areas – from humanitarian cooperation to the digital economy.

EurAsEC digital

Speaking at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Council, Putin said that the countries of EurAsEC (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan) have approved basic directions of the digital agenda of the Union until 2025. “Russia is ready to actively participate in implementing the digital agenda; we are talking about coordinated with the countries of the Union policy in the field of development of the Internet economy, the formation of General rules of digital trade, common standards of exchange of information and its protection,” – said the Russian leader.