Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

Communauté des Etats indépendants (CEI)
Comunidad de Estados Independientes (CEI)
Gemeinschaft der Unabhängigen Staaten (GUS)
Sodruzestvo Nezavissimyh Gosudarstv (SNG)

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8 Dec 1991, Visculi (Belarus), by Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. The other countries of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) - except Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania - joined 21 Dec 1991, Almaty. Subsequently Georgia joined CIS.

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Management of treaties and agreements: Commonwealth of Independent States' Collective Security Treaty (CST), signed May 1992, Tashkent, by 6 members, and subsequently by Belarus. In accordance with the treaty, Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was set up 14 May 2002. Setting up a Customs Union agreed 28 Jan 1995, Moscow (Russia), on signature of a pact by leaders of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine; first stages commenced in the first half of 1995; open to other CIS members, Kyrgyzstan and Tadjikistan joining later. Customs Union was transformed into Eurasian Economic Community (EurAseC) in Oct 2000, which was superseeded by Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), 1 Jan 2015. Treaty on Cooperation among States Members of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Combating Terrorism signed 4 June 1999, Minsk (Belarus).


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Relations with 22 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 11 countries
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