14:29 PoliticsPutin comments on settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict "Actually, the key role of the Commonwealth of Independent States is to provide conditions for peaceful cooperation and joint work for the prosperity and development of our countries, improving the well-being of our citizens," Vladimir Putin said.
14:25 PoliticsTurkmenistan urges to return to respect for law in international relations According to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, the most important areas of interaction in the CIS are joint protection of the existing global security architecture and implementation of the norms of international law and the UN Charter.
14:05 PresidentLukashenko backs initiative to sends CIS humanitarian aid to Afghanistan After the speeches of the CIS leaders the Belarusian president thanked his counterparts for the productive dialogue. “In your speeches you have made very important and constructive proposals aimed at the further improvement of our interaction in the CIS,” he said.
13:49 PoliticsKyrgyzstan suggests sending CIS humanitarian aid to Afghanistan The president of Kyrgyzstan expressed concern about the current situation in Afghanistan and urged to provide assistance to this state. “This will contribute to progress toward stability in the country,” Sadyr Japarov is sure.
13:46 PoliticsPutin cautions against hasty recognition of Taliban There is no need to rush with the official recognition of the Taliban, who recently took power in Afghanistan, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the CIS summit.
13:46 PoliticsKyrgyzstan in favor of peaceful resolution of disagreements Sadyr Japarov focused on the efforts to ensure regional security and stressed: “Kyrgyzstan is in favor of peaceful resolution of existing disagreements, using only political and diplomatic methods to ensure regional security and further development of relations.”
13:29 PoliticsTajikistan suggests single list of extremist and terrorist organizations for CIS The Tajikistan president stressed that it is important for the CIS countries to continue cooperating to ensure regional security and to counter terrorism and extremism in all their manifestations.
13:28 EconomyMoldovan PM: CIS free trade zone should be truly free “It is important for us today to prepare the Commonwealth of Independent States for modern realities and challenges. The CIS can become a more efficient and successful association if we focus on the improvement of living standards of our people,” Natalia Gavrilita said.
13:23 EconomySamara Oblast to make broader use of Belarus' Universal Commodity Exchange The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Samara Oblast sees a significant potential for increasing exchange trade with Belarus. This matter was discussed during the visit of a Samara Oblast business delegation to the central office of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange.
13:18 PoliticsPashinyan reaffirms Armenia's readiness for demarcation of border with Azerbaijan "Demarcation and delimitation of the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan is crucial to achieving lasting peace. We are ready to start this process. In this regard, we also hope for the support of Russia and our other international partners. An appropriate atmosphere is very important for overcoming the existing obstacles," Nikol Pashinyan said.
13:12 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to stabilize financial standing of organizations The document aims to optimize the debt burden of enterprises of the real production sector amid the pandemic, and to raise the efficiency of their work in complicated economic conditions.
13:07 PoliticsKyrgyzstan fully supports CIS further development Sadyr Japarov extended greetings on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the CIS and emphasized that the organization has come a long way in its development and defined the basic principles of mutual relations.
12:59 PoliticsPashinyan lauds Belarus' role in promoting cooperation in CIS "Despite a number of epidemiological restrictions, Belarus has made every effort to promote cooperation," the prime minister said.
12:40 PoliticsPashinyan calls for dialogue in Nagorno-Karabakh region Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called for dialogue and efforts to gradually overcome an atmosphere of hostility in the Nagorno-Karabakh region as he addressed the web-based CIS summit on 15 October.
12:35 PoliticsKazakhstan president suggests expanding industrial cooperation in CIS “We should focus on expanding industrial cooperation in the CIS, including through setting up joint ventures, ensuring production connectivity and effective cooperation of business entities. For this purpose, we think we should work out a new program for the development of industrial complexes at least through 2025,” said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.