On 25-26 May, Dmitry Medvedev will take part in the meetings of the CIS Council of Heads of Government and the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Kazan

On 26 May, Dmitry Medvedev will chair a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government.

The meeting agenda will feature the further development of the multi-faceted interaction within the CIS, including the signing of international agreements in such areas as the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes; geodesy, cartography, cadastre and Earth remote sensing; the counteraction of production and distribution of counterfeit products, and intellectual property protection.

On the same day, Mr Medvedev will take part in a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council.

The meeting will focus on a wide range of issues related to the integrative interaction within the Eurasian Economic Union that comprises Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

Plans call for approving a plan of joint actions to abolish withdrawal and limitations on the Union’s market, discussing the work to develop main directions of the digital agenda implementation and the development of the one-stop services system in regulating foreign trade in the member states. Participants will also discuss the organisation of joint research, testing and design works in the agro-industrial sector, the procedure of coordinating subsidies for industrial products, and other issues of mutual interest.