LPR, DPR leaders sign common customs zone treaty

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The Heads of the Lugansk People’s Republic and the Donetsk People’s Republic, Leonid Pasechnik and Denis Pushilin, signed a treaty on establishing a common customs territory and developing economic integration.

Earlier, LPR Head Leonid Pasechnik said that the LPR and the DPR would establish a common economic and customs space that conforms to the legislation of the Russian Federation.

In the beginning of September, the LPR and DPR authorities adopted the programs of socio-economic development of the Republics for 2022-2024.

The declaration released after the inter-state meeting noted that following the discussion of the programs of socio-economic development, the respresenativies of LPR and DPR authorities planned to sign inter-state agreements which will provide "for the establishment of a common economic space for sustainable development of the economy of the Republics and improving the quality of life of the LPR and DPR population." *i*r

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