Belarus may delay approval of EEU Customs Code

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December 12, 2016 10:56
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President Lukashenka demanded to ensure that national interests were protected when signing the EEU Customs Code, and to study the document carefully with the "involvement of all professionals, including the opposition-minded". It should be noted that the signing of the document was scheduled for December 26th, 2016, i.e. Belarusian officials only have two weeks to work on the document and to fulfil the president’s demand. That said, Lukashenka threatened all those responsible for his task with personal liability if “any shortcomings” come up while implementing the Code. The Belarusian officials are unlikely to cope with the task within the set deadline.

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