SOCHI, 9 June (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss security matters and economic cooperation at the meeting in Sochi, Vladimir Putin said as he greeted his Belarusian counterpart, BelTA has learned.
“We will discuss all issues, including security, economic cooperation. There is something to talk about,” he said.
According to the president of Russia, it is gratifying to see so much progress in economic cooperation of the two countries, and its pace is ‘remarkably good'.
“The quality of interaction and the structure of our economic relations are changing in the right direction. The primary focus is not only on traditional industries, but also on high-tech areas. This is encouraging,” Vladimir Putin emphasized.
Speaking about the security situation in general, Vladimir Putin described it as stable. “I would even call it good, solid. We cooperate in this area. Everything is going on as planned on the most sensitive issues that we agreed upon with you: the preparation of the relevant installations will be completed on 7-8 July, and we will immediately embark on work to deploy the appropriate types of weapons on your territory. Everything proceeds according to the plan, everything is stable,” the Russian leader said.