MINSK, 9 May (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has taken part in Victory Day festivities in Moscow, BelTA has learned.
The head of state attended the parade organized in Red Square in Moscow in honor of the 78th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. President of Russia Vladimir Putin had greeted him before the event began.
Aleksandr Lukashenko watched the parade from the stalls together with other CIS leaders and veterans.
A minute of silence was declared in memory of those who fell during the Great Patriotic War.
After the parade ended, the leaders of the countries laid a wreath and flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden near walls of the Kremlin.
Presidents of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the prime minister of Armenia had also arrived in Moscow.