Within the framework of the research project "Development of the Silk Road Economic Zone and the Eurasian Economic Union" of the Institute of the Silk Road Research, KAON, the Institute of World Economy and Politics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IMEP KAON) expressed a desire to conduct an expert discussions with the analytical centers of the EEU member states on the issue of cooperation between Economic Belt of the Silk Road (EBSR) and EEU.
On December 7, 2017 an expert meeting with the delegation of the IMEP KAON was held at the NISS KR. The parties noted that to develop real projects between the EEU and the initiative "One Belt One Road" from the side of the Russian Federation and the PRC, it is necessary to develop bilateral integration mechanisms. Also today, the issue of the urgency of ensuring regional security is important. An important aspect in the construction of the new Silk Road is civilizational dialogue and cooperation.
For reference: the Institute of World Economy and Politics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IMEP KAON) was founded in 1964. IMEP is engaged in political and theoretical research, mainly in the field of macroeconomics, international finance, international trade, development economics, international politics, international strategies.