ASTANA (Sputnik) – The time has come for Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan to look into creating a currency union, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
The three leaders discussed the perspectives of mutual trade cooperation. They also talked about world economic trends and the situation in Ukraine.
Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan are long-time economic partners and founding members of the Eurasian Economic Union, a bloc to enable the free flow of goods, capital and labor between the member nations. The union came into being January 1, 2015.