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Lukashenko urges EAEU countries to unite, act as one Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed: “Our session is taking place in complicated geopolitical and economic conditions. We've managed to successfully ameliorate problems on the currency and financial market. However, the pressure of sanctions is not getting weaker but, on the contrary, it seems to be getting stronger.”
The Palace of Independence is the seat of the president of the Republic of Belarus. An archive photo Lukashenko confers with central government, presidential administration after EAEU summit
Efforts to counteract sanctions were high on the agenda. The operation of the financial sector and the state of affairs at major industrial enterprises were also discussed.
Petrishenko: Integration helps Belarus, Russia to withstand Western sanctions
Thanks to the integration Belarus and Russia have been successfully fighting off the Western sanctions, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said during a panel discussion at the Eurasian Economic Forum via a video link.
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Igor Petrishenko. An archive photo EAEU countries decide on currencies for distributing import duties
During a private conference the EAEU leaders discussed in detail the matter of the currencies they should use in order to transfer import duties amid the pressure of Western sanctions on Russia and Belarus. It was decided that Russian rubles will be used to transfer duties for Belarus and Russia.
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