The official said: “We have not contacted the European Commission and have not asked to exclude or include some experts. They are chosen by the European Union. We presume that all of them are highly trained, valuable and qualified specialists, whom Brussels trusts."
Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko and Chairman of the Milli Mejlis Oktay Asadov signed a joint statement of the National Assembly of Belarus and the Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan.
This year Belarus and Cuba are marking 25 years of diplomatic relations. “They have always been based on friendship and mutual understanding, and they have been so since the Soviet times,” said Vladimir Andreichenko.
“Everyone believes that Ukraine's absence is a temporary phenomenon since Ukraine's participation in the activity of the Commonwealth of Independent States meets the country's interests in the first place,” said Sergei Lebedev.
The presidents will now be in charge of determining the strategy and areas of further development of the CIS, the cooperation in the defense policy, the protection of the external borders, crime prevention, counteraction to terrorism and other challenges and threats.