Deputy Prime Minister of Russia: status of an observer in EAEU is beneficial for Azerbaijan

“The status of an observer in the Eurasian Economic Union would be beneficial for Azerbaijan.” About this at the end of the conference “The current state and prospects of Russian-Azerbaijani relations in the context of integrated processes” said Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexey Overchuk, the correspondent of

According to him, such status really gives the opportunity to the observer country to be more aware of what is happening.

“in Azerbaijan very few people know about EAEU. Approximately 30-40% of the population does not know what it is. Of course, it is necessary to raise awareness, and the form of such a work is the status of an observer. As part of this status, the observer country may Participate in the activities of the working bodies, receive all the documentation, see how the organization is working from the inside. It has the right to have its representatives with this organization. When you know more, you can get more benefits from cooperation. Therefore, it is beneficial for Azerbaijan, “said the Deputy Prime Minister -Minister of Russia.

Recall that earlier the first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council proposed to invite Azerbaijan to the Eurasian Union.