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Eurasian Economic Community Meets In Moscow

22 June 2005 (RFE/RL) -- A regular summit of the Eurasian Economic Community takes place in Moscow today.

Russian President Vladimir will chair the meeting of the group, which brings together Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan in a bid to strengthen economic cooperation. Armenian President Robert Kocharian will also attend today's gathering as an observer.

According to ITAR-TASS, today's meeting will focus on monetary policy within the group as well as prospects for a customs union.