EAEU can start talks on free trade zone with Egypt in 20

The negotiations on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Egypt could begin in 2016.

The negotiations on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Egypt could begin in 2016, Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) trade minister Andrey Slepnev said Tuesday.

"We have a solution with Egypt, it is being reviewed. Netotiations on the subject matter with experts will be completed next year and we will move to the negotiations stage," he said.

Slepnyov added that negotiation rounds on establishing a free trade zone with Israel would also begin in 2016.

First published by TASS.

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