Russian President Vladimir Putin Armenia will join the Eurasian Economic Union in the nearest future.
Putin said at consultations of Russian Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives that “the Eurasian Union is not an attempt to alienate from the rest of the world.”
“The Eurasian integration process is progressing, but we are not alienating from the rest of the world. We are ready to discuss the perspectives of establishment of free trade zones with both separate countries and regional organizations, first of all the European Union,” he said, RIA Novosti reports.
“Armenia will become a full member of the Union in the nearest future. Negotiations with Kyrgyzstan are in an advanced stage. We are open to other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, as well,” Putin stressed.