Egypt Asks Russia to Create Free Trade Zone With Eurasian Economic Union

Egypt Asks Russia to Create Free Trade Zone With Eurasian Economic Union © Sputnik/ Eduard Pesov

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Cairo asked Moscow to open a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Egypt has sent a request to Russia to create a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union, Russian Industrial and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said Wednesday.

“An official request from the Egyptian side has been received, today we received a copy of it in order to study it and help them in accordance [with the request] as we are interested,” Manturov said on Rossiya-24 television.

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