Eurasian Union member states have formulated draft industrialization map.
"This is our first face-to-face meeting after a long pause amid the COVID-19 pandemic," Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan said at a regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council hosted by Minsk.
“Our Union has passed this challenge with honor," he added.
"Our cooperation within the Union would not have been so effective if it had not been based on the strong friendship that exists between all our countries and peoples. It is especially important for me to note the high level of cooperation and mutual support that we have felt these days on the part of all our Union partners without exception. I would like to express my gratitude to [Russian] PM Mikhail Mishustin and Deputy PM Alexey Overchuk for their prompt response to all issues, in particular, those related to uninterrupted transport links between Armenia and Russia. This was strategically important for our economy."
The PM also noted Belavia airline work as during the pandemic, it was operating regular flights to Armenia, despite the fact that all other airlines suspended their activities.
"I would like to express my general satisfaction with the work done to form the common gas market of the Eurasian Economic Union," he added.
"We hope to accelerate further constructive work in this regard based on the mutual understanding and respect for the interests of all member states."
"As for the industrialization map of the Eurasian Economic Union, it can become a mechanism for additional stimulation of cooperative interaction and contribute to the implementation of joint import-substituting projects, as well as assessing the potential of the Union's industries. The development of an industrialization map will also allow more efficient use of production resources in all member states and will help support enterprises of the Eurasian Union countries working in cooperation with enterprises of other member states," he added.