MINSK, 18 October (BelTA) – A session of the Council of Ministers of the Union State will be held in Brest on 13 December, Belarus Prime Minister Sergei Rumas said as he met with State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota, BelTA has learned.
“Belarus suggested holding the session of the Council of Ministers of the Union State in Brest on 13 December. Russia supported the idea. Today, we must discuss the preparation of this event and finalize some issues which have remained unreconciled,” Sergei Rumas said.
According to Grigory Rapota, a meeting of the the high-level group of the Union State Council of Ministers is scheduled for 14 November, almost a month before the Union State Council of Ministers meeting in Brest. Preparation for the two events is already in progress. All materials must be prepared by 20 October. “We will review and summarize these documents and then propose the final agenda of the Union Council of Ministers meeting,” he said. Work is underway on all matters which are proposed to the agenda. However Grigory Rapota highlighted some issues and suggested discussing them further.