ST PETERSBURG, 7 October (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has arrived at the informal CIS summit, BelTA has learned.
The meeting is taking place in Konstantinovsky Palace in St Petersburg.
According to the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo, at the entrance to the palace journalists asked the Belarusian head of state what present he brought to Vladimir Putin. “The answer will surprise you,” the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo promises.
Earlier, the channel published a photo of a large pyramid of melons and other fruits, a courtesy of Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon.
As BelTA has informed earlier, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his 70th birthday. “. Being a true leader of a great power, you make deliberate and difficult decisions in order to ensure the independent development of the Russian Federation, protect the traditions and values of the Russian people," Aleksandr Lukashenko said. The head of state stressed that he cherishes open and trusting relations with the Russian president and an equal and fruitful dialogue, which serves to strengthen the allied Belarusian-Russian ties.