MINSK, 16 May (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has arrived in Moscow for a working visit. The plane of the head of state landed in Vnukovo International Airport, BelTA has learned.
On 16 May Moscow will host the Summit of the Leaders of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states. The summit is timed to the 30th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the CSTO. The leaders of the CSTO member states will exchange views on the current situation in the region and the world, and discuss joint response to emerging challenges and threats.
The CSTO leaders are expected to adopt a joint statement in connection with the anniversaries and a decision on rewarding the participants in the peacekeeping operation in Kazakhstan.
After the summit, Aleksandr Lukashenko is scheduled to have bilateral talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. One of the main topics on the agenda will be cooperation and import substitution.