A meeting of the Eurasian Economic Community's (EurAsEC) International Council, featuring prime ministers, is take place today in Moscow. It will be preceded by a session of the integration committee, featuring EurAsEC countries' deputy prime ministers. This was announced yesterday at a briefing to journalists in Minsk by Andrei Savinykh, the deputy head of the Belarussian Foreign Ministry's press department.
According to Savinykh, one of the key issues to be discussed is a document outlining the priority directions for EurAsEC's medium-term development. Savinykh said that cooperation between EurAsEC countries between 2003 and 2006 'will concentrate on forming a customs union, running a coordinated economic policy, increasing collaboration in the real sector of the economy, joint development of the energy sector, and also forming a transport union and realizing EurAsEC's transit potential, agricultural cooperation, forming a common capital market, and collaboration over immigration policy and in the social sector.'
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building