March 2, 2020, Moscow, Russian Federation

      A meeting of an expert group on the coordination of the draft Agreement on the information interaction of the CIS member states in the field of digital development was held at the CIS Executive Committee Office. The meeting was attended by representatives of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, as well as employees of the Executive Committee of the Regional Commonwealth in the field of Communications and the Executive Committee of the CIS. The meeting was opened by the Director of the Department of Economic Cooperation of the CIS Executive Committee, Ilingin I.K., proposing to elect Zorya Natalya Evgenyevna, Deputy Director General of the RCC, as Chairperson.

      During the meeting, the proposals and comments of states in the draft Agreement were considered, as well as the proposals of the CIS Executive Committee. Kahramanyan A.A., Rzayev A.S., Barnakhanova A.T., Avaz uulu A., Satimbaev A.A., Khegay A.V., Kaubasova B.Z., Epishin Y.A. took part in the discussion , Semin P.A., Sultoni R., Zakirov A., Muravkina E.V., Zorya N.E. For most amendments, participants made unanimous decisions; representatives of Armenia and Uzbekistan reserved positions under Articles 3 and 9 and 4 and 9 of the draft Agreement, respectively. During the exchange of views, a number of clarifications were made to the draft document, which were agreed by the participants in the meeting.