Armenia’s ex-Prime Minister to head Eurasian Economic Commission

Armenia’s ex-Prime Minister to head Eurasian Economic Commission

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia’s former Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan will replace the current head of the Eurasian Economic Commission Viktor Khristenko. The decision was made on Friday, October 16, at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Burabai, Interfax reports.

“We have decided that Armenia will chair the EEC board starting February, 2016, with Tigran Sargsyan chairing” Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. “Russian President, who has worked with Sargsyan in the past, has supported the decision. Known to be an experienced specialist, he will begin to work as the EEC head starting February 1.”

According to Lukashenko, the Board members reviewed all the 15 issues on the agenda, “discussed the prospects of our economic union.”

Belarus is currently chairing the EEE.

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