Putin: EAEU is still much to be done to combat the epidemic

the Eurasian economic Union Countries, much remains to be done in order to finally defeat the epidemic of the coronavirus. This was stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council, which was held in a videoconference format. The broadcast led TV channel “Russia 24”.

the Russian leader said that now “we live in difficult times” and that the pandemic coronavirus directly affects the interaction in the framework of the EEC: impact on the economy, on direct contacts between people, creates difficulties in the implementation of joint agenda.

According to Putin, the EAEU before you are “really big, ambitious goals”: it is necessary to defeat the epidemic COVID-19, restore economic growth, to address issues related to social problems.

In the EAEC includes Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. This year Belarus presides.