Yanukovych entrusted Azarov with being present at the session of the Eurasian Economic Commission in Moscow
On December 24 the session of the Eurasian Economic Commission will take place in Moscow, which the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych was planning to visit.
As a source in the Administration of the President told the newspaper «Segondya», the Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov will go to Moscow instead of Yanukovych. The reasons for the President sending the Prime Minister to the session, which will be attended by the heads of the states, are not disclosed (the presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will gather at the meeting).
At the session of the Eurasian Commission the issue of creation of the Eurasian Economic Union, which will become the successor of the Customs Union, will be considered. Ukraine wants to act as an observer in the Eurasian Economic Commission.