ST PETERSBURG, 18 July (BelTA) – Speaking at a plenary session of the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin and he reached agreements in principle on integration-related matters, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian head of state recalled that in December 2019 the two countries will mark the 20th anniversary of the Union State Treaty. “Over this time a lot has been done to achieve equal rights of citizens of our countries. Government groups are actively working on closer integration and priorities of common development. Vladimir Putin and I have agreements in principle on that,” the Belarusian leader said.
In his words, there are a number of sensitive issues affecting the interests of economic operators and citizens of Belarus and Russia. “They should be resolved in the near future,” Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized.More about President