According to Putin, admission to public procurement will benefit Russia, as "increase the level of competition in the market" and "significantly expand opportunities" for Belarusian business.

Earlier, Vladimir Putin instructed the government to ensure equal access to the Russian market and in the field of state and municipal procurement of goods produced in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics within a month.

According to the plans of the President of the Russian Federation, certificates of origin issued by "DPR" and "LPR" will be recognized as valid in Russia.