July 12, 2014 - 16:40 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia is well-positioned to join the Customs Union in 2014, Trade Minister of the Eurasian Economic Commission Andrei Slepnev said on July 11 during the annual seminar for heads of diplomatic missions and consular institutions of Belarus, BelTA reported.
“Armenia is well-prepared to join the Eurasian Economic Commission. Virtually all the issues have been settled already,” he said. According to Andrei Slepnev, an extensive roadmap for Armenia has been drafted. The Trade Minister deems it necessary to pay close attention to customs control of goods imported from this country.
According to the minister, one of the biggest challenges now are different WTO obligations of Armenia and Russia. In this regard the parties plan to establish a transition period during which the matter will be settled.