The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.

Belarus and Russia plan to create a single parliament, government and unite markets

Belarus and Russia are moving towards the integration of the two countries. In particular, they They plan to create unified tax legislation, unified oil, gas and electricity markets, as well as a single parliament and government. The ambassador of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko said this, the publication reports TUT.BY.

Фото: Depositphotos

Currently, work is ongoing on roadmaps for deeper integration, Semashko said on the sidelines of the XIV International Conference “Eurasian Economic Integration” in Moscow. In parallel, countries are solving the problem of energy prices in the 2020 year.

“The presidents agreed that the goals were ambitious (by the agreement of the 1999 of the year - Ed.) And they should not change,” Semashko emphasized.

According to him, to date, 20 maps from the 31 prepared roadmap for in-depth integration are “absolutely agreed”. They were agreed upon following a recent meeting of the prime ministers of the two countries, the source said.

In addition, the ambassador noted, before December 7, countries need to "find a consensus, a compromise in order to minimize discrepancies."

“We are working on this. And then the last word will be for the presidents of the countries. I am convinced that the tasks will be solved, ”said Semashko.

On the subject: The ice has broken: the United States and Belarus for the first time in 11 years will exchange ambassadors

Semashko recalled that while the price of gas in the Smolensk region is half that of Belarus. “And this is a key raw material for electricity production, the basis of the cost of all Belarusian products,” he said.

Semashko also commented on the talks held at the beginning of the week with the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller.

“In some issues we have brought our positions closer, in other issues - not yet. I can’t say anything else. The positions will come closer, but not today, ”said Semashko.

Speaking about signing a gas contract for the 2020 year, Semashko noted that he did not want to “anticipate some events,” but the agreement, he said, could be reached before December 31.

About the contract

Recall that a preliminary agreement was reached within Union State Treaty of 1999signed by Lukashenko and Boris Yeltsin. Since then, countries have been trying to agree on how best to manage the Union State, but so far to no avail.

According to the agreement, the Supreme State Council, the Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the court, the Accounts Chamber of the Union State are created within the Union State. It is also supposed to “ensure the peaceful and democratic development of the fraternal peoples”, increase the welfare and standard of living, create a single economic space, pursue a coordinated foreign and defense policy, create a unified legal system and more.

Miscellaneous Belarus Russia At home

Read also on ForumDaily:

Unified Tax Code: Russia and Belarus take the first step towards unification

The ice has broken: the United States and Belarus for the first time in 11 years will exchange ambassadors

Media: Russia and Belarus agree on partial unification

We ask you for support: make your contribution to the development of the ForumDaily project

Thank you for staying with us and trusting! Over the past four years, we have received a lot of grateful feedback from readers who helped our materials arrange life after moving to the USA, get a job or education, find a place to live or arrange a child in a kindergarten.

Now we want to ask YOU for support.

High-quality journalism requires serious financial investments and our revenues do not always cover the costs of maintaining the editorial staff, which jeopardizes the continuous operation of the site. We do not introduce a paid subscription, so that Russian-speaking immigrants in the United States can freely receive verified information in their native language. But we will be grateful to you for any amount that you are willing to share so that we can continuously provide useful information to thousands of immigrants.

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Always yours, ForumDaily!

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the option "Priority in the show" - and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.



1051 requests in 3,191 seconds.