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EAEU, UAE hold first round of FTA negotiations

BelTA | 9 March 2023

EAEU, UAE hold first round of FTA negotiations

MOSCOW, 9 March (BelTA) - The first round of negotiations on a free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took place in Dubai on 6-8 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

“The parties discussed the regulatory part of the future agreement, and identified key parameters to liberalize access to each other’s markets,” the press service said.

“In accordance with the focus previously indicated by the leadership of our countries to conduct an accelerated procedure, the negotiating teams will strive to complete substantive discussions of the draft agreement by the end of this year,” Deputy Director of the EEC Trade Policy Department Mikhail Cherekaev said.

 source: BelTA