A Memorandum on giving a status of observer in the Eurasian economic commission, which is executive body of the Customs Union, to Ukraine will be signed in Minsk on Friday.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych said this to journalists after the meeting with Presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, which took place in Astana.

The President also gave instructions to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to sign a corresponding document during the summit of the CIS in Minsk on May 31.