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29 September 2021, 12:52

Eurasian Economic Commission coordinating EAEU response to Western sanctions

MOSCOW, 29 September (BelTA) – The Eurasian Economic Commission is coordinating the retaliatory measures of the countries – members of the Eurasian Economic Union in response to Western sanctions. They will be on the agenda of the EAEU summit in Minsk, official representative of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina told a briefing for the press in Moscow on 29 September, BelTA has learned.

"Currently, the commission is actively coordinating with all parties the draft list of possible measures in retaliation for the economic pressure from third countries on the EAEU member states," Iya Malkina said. “The measures that have garnered the maximum support of the member states will be syubmited for consideration of the heads of state."

The matter is about the coordinated use of retaliatory measures solely in order to protect the economic interests of the EAEU, Iya Malkina emphasized.

"The greatest supporter of all the proposed measures is the Republic of Belarus that has come under serious pressure from the United States, the European Union and the United Kingdom," Iya Malkina said.

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