World Bulletin / News Desk
Armenia has pledged to join a Russian-led CIS Customs Union along with Belarus and Kazakhstan, according to Amrenia's deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharian.
Kocharian promised to meet the union's standards within weeks, on time for the approval of the document by Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
The leader of the opposition Armenian National Congress coalition, former President Levon Ter-Petrossian, also called the Armenian people to lean toward Russia after saying that joining the European Union does not appear to feasible.
Ter-Petrossian's speech to crowds in Yerevan comes after the Armenian government opted out of an Association Agreement with the European Union in November.Last Mod: 01 Mart 2014, 17:04