Eurasian Union may serve as bridge between Europe, Asia-Pacific region - Lavrov

The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will serve as a bridge between Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region in the future, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will serve as a bridge between Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region in the future, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

"The Eurasian Union will be a very serious element of a bridge between Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region," Lavrov said at an assembly of the Foreign and Defense Policy Council think-tank on Saturday.

While Europe treats this union condescendingly and arrogantly, "a lot of countries [setting up the Eurasian Economic Union] have much more in common than the European Union countries," he added.

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