(Hopefully Crimea intervention will not complicate the signing of this)
Israel may join free-trade zone - Customs Union
Voice of Russia, 18 March 2014
The Customs Union, bringing together Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, and Israel have launched the work of a joint research group to study the prospects for the creation of a free trade zone, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC - a single permanent regulatory body of the Customs Union) reported on Tuesday.
The joint group is comprised of experts of the EEC, ministries and departments of the Customs Union and the State of Israel.
According to EEC Trade Minister Andrei Slepnyov, “the task of the research group is to conduct a deep system-oriented analysis of the prospects for the creation of a free tra