The Protocol on cooperation of the CIS countries in space was signed on the last working day of the week in Minsk, the Partners agreed to make an international intergovernmental scientific research organization joint Institute for space research, said the press service of Roscosmos.
they say that the final Protocol was signed following the results of the two-day meeting of commissioners of Executive authorities of CIS countries on cooperation in the field of space activities.
"One of the key decisions is the agreement between the partners about the start of preparation of a draft Treaty establishing an international intergovernmental scientific research organization joint Institute for space research," - said in the report.
It is noted that the Plenipotentiaries of Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine and Azerbaijan Also agreed on the establishment of a new legal framework for multilateral cooperation and the interstate system of space monitoring of emergencies and inter-regional satellite communication system. They also agreed on the need to integrate terrestrial infrastructures using the signal of the GLONASS system, the development of cooperation in the space field and establish an integrated system of satellite monitoring of agricultural lands.
"Partners stressed the need for the development of mutual work in the exploration and use of outer space in good order in line with priorities set by the Concept of further CIS development and action Plan for the implementation of the 2nd stage (2012-2015) of the Strategy of CIS economic development for the period till 2020 ", - stated in the message.
in Minsk on October 22 began to work the participants of the VI meeting of CIS countries on cooperation in the field of space activities.