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    Putin Arrives in Bishkek for CSTO Meeting, EAEU Supreme Council Summit

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, to take part in the meeting of the heads of state of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) members, as well as a summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The meetings will be held on Friday. The EAEU Council summit is expected to outline the macroeconomic policies of the union’s member-states for the 2017-2018 period, as well as to sum up the results of EAEU activities in the previous period.

    The EAEU, comprising Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, is an international organization that encourages regional economic integration through the free movement of goods, services, and people within the union.

    The CSTO is a military alliance comprising Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

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