MINSK, 5 May (BelTA) – Very open and friendly relations have been established between the presidents of Belarus and Russia. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement in an interview with Associated Press, BelTA has learned.
When asked how honestly and openly the leaders of the two states communicate, Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I doubt that Vladimir Putin has tighter, more open and friendly relations with any world leader than with the president of Belarus.”
Describing the style of communication with the Russian leader, Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that he tells everything to Vladimir Putin directly like to an elder brother. Naturally without devolving to insolence or rudeness: “We have very decent, honest, and open relations, particularly now.”
“He and I have good relations, the best relations heads of independent states may have,” the Belarusian leader stressed.