A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CMFA) of the CIS countries is scheduled for April 3, 2020 in Almaty, Chairman of the Executive Committee, CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev told reporters in Minsk, Report informs, citing Interfax.
“The meeting will presumably be held in Almaty on April 3 next year at the proposal of the Kazakh side,” Lebedev said.
According to him, issues of humanitarian and political interaction will be submitted for discussion to the CIS foreign ministers.
“The important documents that will be discussed there mainly concern the sphere of humanitarian and political interaction,” the head of the executive committee noted.
Lebedev continued that the results of the inter-MFA consultations in 2019 will be summed up at the CIS Ministerial Council, and a plan for their holding in 2020 will be prepared.
He also recalled that Russian President Vladimir Putin invited CIS leaders to gather unscheduled on December 20 in St. Petersburg.
""Preparation for this informal meeting of CIS heads of state is ongoing, and we hope that it will also serve to strengthen not only personal contact, but also the general political and economic interaction of our countries," Lebedev added.
Speaking about the agenda of the meetings, he indicated that there would be a wide range of issues, however, "the most important thing is the desire to resolve urgent and pressing issues."