Iran To Prepare For EAEU Permanent Membership In Course Of 2 Weeks - Parliament Speaker
Muhammad Irfan 21 days ago Thu 11th February 2021 | 02:00 AM
TEHRAN (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th February, 2021) Iran will implement preliminary measures to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as a permanent member in two weeks, the speaker of the Iranian parliament, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, said on Wednesday.
"Iran has started negotiations on permanent membership in the EAEU, and preparatory measures for our permanent membership will be carried out in two weeks," Ghalibaf said as quoted by IRNA news agency.
The EAEU was established in 2015 to promote regional economic integration in Eurasia. Its members include Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. Moldova is an observer state. As of today, EAEU has free trade agreements with Singapore, Serbia and Vietnam.