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09 May 2023, 09:41

Lukashenko off to watch parade in Red Square in Moscow

Photo courtesy of TASS
Photo courtesy of TASS

MINSK, 9 May (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko will watch the Victory Day parade in Moscow from the stands, BelTA has learned.

“Lukashenko's motorcade is on its way to Red Square,” BelTA learned from the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo.

BelTA reported earlier that a parade in honor of the 78th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 will take place in Red Square in Moscow. It is scheduled to begin at 10:00 Moscow time.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin will traditionally review the parade in Red Square. His press secretary Dmitry Peskov noted that leaders of CIS states are expected to be present as guests during the parade.

According to the news agency TASS, presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and the prime minister of Armenia have confirmed their intentions to attend the parade.

The Belarus president arrived in Moscow on a working visit on 8 May, on the eve of Victory Day.

Lukashenko arrives in Moscow on working visitLukashenko arrives in Moscow on working visit
According to the Telegram channel Pul Pervogo, the head of state had a brief conversation with Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi and State Secretary of the Union State of Belarus and Russia Dmitry Mezentsev.

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