A summit of the CIS Heads of State was held in St. Petersburg

Today, on December 28, an informal summit of the Heads of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States took place in the city of St. Petersburg of the Russian Federation.

During the meeting, the CIS leaders discussed current issues on the agenda, primarily the implementation of partnership in the political and diplomatic, trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. The Heads of State summed up the main results of this jubilee year – the 30th anniversary of the formation of the Commonwealth.

Issues of cooperation in healthcare and medical industry were also discussed. In this context, there was an exchange of views on joint measures taken to prevent further spread of COVID-19, specific steps of close cooperation of the CIS countries in this direction, as well as regular exchange of experience between the medical communities of the countries in preventing and combating coronavirus infection.