President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the “Law on Ratification of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union,” the President’s press service informed. On October 9, the Parliament of Kazakhstan sent the law on ratification of the EEU to be signed by President of Belarus.
Recall, earlier, on October 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on ratification of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union after which it was signed by the President of Belarus on October 09.
On May 29, 2014, Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev signed in Astana a treaty establishing the EEU. The document comes into force on 1 January 2015.
On October 10 Armenia signed an agreement on joining the Union. Till the end of the year Kyrgyzstan may also enter EEU. EEU will replace the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC). Documents on the termination of its activities were also signed on October 10.