SOCHI, 23 May (BelTA) – Every step relating to the construction of the Union State of Belarus and Russia should make it stronger from within and from without. President of Russia Vladimir Putin made the statement as he met with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Sochi, BelTA has learned.
Vladimir Putin said: “We have plenty of avenues of joint work. We have something to talk about. Let alone future processes relating to the construction of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. As we've agreed, we will proceed with it calmly and without any rush. We will verify every step in order for such steps to make us stronger from within, from without, and make our political systems stronger. So that every step would enable conditions for their development.”
The Russian president stressed that every step relating to the construction of the Union State of Belarus and Russia should also create good, solid foundation for the economic development of both countries.