ST. PETERSBURG, 29 December (BelTA) – Belarus and Russia will cooperate in aircraft industry. The agreement was reached during a meeting between the presidents of Belarus and Russia, Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, in St. Petersburg on 29 December, BelTA has learned.
"We can already say that an agreement has been reached. I thank you again for supporting cooperation in the aircraft industry. We have both civilian and military aircraft factories. We can benefit tremendously from the cooperation in this field. Moreover, products that these facilities manufacture are in demand in the Russian aircraft industry," the Belarusian president said.
Vladimir Putin concurred with Aleksandr Lukashenko. "Following our meeting the government will be given an appropriate instruction."