Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk took part in a meeting of the High-Level Group of the Council of Ministers of the Union State of Russia and Belarus.
During the meeting, held via videoconference, the participants discussed current issues of Russia-Belarus trade and economic cooperation, including contacts in the transport, humanitarian and banking areas.
They paid special attention to the degree of readiness of issues to be submitted for consideration at the forthcoming sessions of the Union State Council of Ministers and Supreme State Council.
The sides continued work to integrate phytosanitary control information systems and discussed the implementation of the protocol decisions of the High-Level Group of the Union State Council of Ministers.
Following the meeting, the Standing Committee of the Union State was instructed to draft protocol decisions and ensure coordination in implementing the agreements reached.