Victor Vodolatskogo: Vladimir Trefilov / RIA Novosti
Ukraine could join the Union state. This opinion in the RIA Novosti news Agency expressed by first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Viktor Vodolatsky.
According to him, the people of Ukraine who are coming to “Slavianski Bazaar” in Vitebsk, I see that the Federal government provides benefits for social security and economic development. “If we are talking about a third Slavic state, maybe they, too, join to be an active participant to build such relations”, — said the Deputy.
Vodolatsky pointed to the “enormous benefit” from the contract on Union state. He explained that in the framework of this agreement Russia and Belarus cooperate in matters of defense, industry, medicine and culture.
The question of the degree of integration in the framework of the Treaty on establishing the Union state of Russia and Belarus discussed in the spring of 2019. The agreement was signed in December 1999, in 2000 it came into force. The document envisages the formation of a single political, economic, military, customs, currency, legal, humanitarian and cultural space. In addition, provides for unification of legislation, state symbols and currency, as well as the creation of a unified Parliament and other authorities. The occurrence of one state in another part of the document does not say.
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