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Putin orders signing agreement on Armenia's accession to EEU

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has given instructions for the agreement on Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to be signed.

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Interfax reports, citing a post on the official portal of legal information. According to the document, the Russian government's proposal to sign the Agreement of May 29, 2014 on Accession of the Republic of Armenia to the Eurasian Economic Union shall be accepted.

The Russian Ministry of Economic Development has been granted the right to make changes of a non-fundamental nature to the cabinet-approved draft agreement during talks on signing the agreement.

It is expected that Armenia will sign an EEU accession agreement next month. The EEU agreement is to start operating on January 1, 2015.

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