Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin meets with EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian

Submitted on Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:46

On 4 July Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin had a meeting with Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia Peter Burian.

During the meeting, the two officials exchanged views on the challenges and objectives faced by Central Asian countries in the context of their involvement in integration processes within the Eurasian space, as well as opportunities for Russia and the EU to work together on promoting cooperation with these countries and aligning economic projects as well as initiatives across the Eurasian space. Russia reaffirmed its readiness to engage in dialogue with the EU with a view to implementing the initiative put forward by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to create a Greater Eurasian Partnership.