Lukashenko called Putin «the President», and that gosudarstva of the Union of Russia and Belarus — «driver»

At the meeting of the Supreme State Council of Union state of Russia and Belarus
the permanent head of the Belarusian state Alexander Lukashenko has happened a funny incident. He mixed Putin with Medvedev, reports Charter’97.

The Union state of Russia and Belarus continues to evolve and is the driver for the entire former Soviet Union — Putin

«At the meeting in the format «5+1» (the head of state and five senior officials from each side) Belarus was represented by Prime Minister Andrey Kobyakov, first Vice Prime Minister Vasily matyushevsky, the Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko, Minister of foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei and Minister of Finance Vladimir Amarin.

— Dear Dmitry Anatolevich, — said Lukashenko to Putin.

Right, money is all there, — Putin joked and nodded toward Medvedev and government members.

They all laughed.

— Now we talked about recipes, — joked the head of Belarus.

— Usually, if coming Mr Putin, Mr Medvedev in Moscow, and Vice versa. But today I am grateful for the fact that we all gathered in Minsk, — he said,» it was reported.

Note that the main theme of the visit of Putin and Medvedev in Minsk is the question of granting the Republic of Belarus (RB) of the loan size of two billion U.S. dollars from the funds of the Eurasian Union. In this case, initially the RB was calculated by three billion and has requested the IMF.

As announced on 13 January, the Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, at the airbase in Bobruisk (Belarus) transferred the Russian military-transport aircraft, the SU-27 fighter jets and helicopter gunships.

The Union state of Russia and Belarus continues to evolve and is the driver for the entire former Soviet Union — Putin

The Union state of Russia and Belarus continues to evolve, «setting the tone for the whole post-Soviet space,» Putin said, opening the session of the Supreme State Council (VHC) of the Union state in narrow format.

«I would like to mention that all of that began exactly 20 years ago, referring to the start of construction of the Union state, it’s not lost, on the contrary, this integration project has developed successfully and, of course, to a certain extent even becomes a driver of development of integration processes in the post-Soviet space», — quotes its «Interfax-Ukraine».

«Alexander G., You were just at the beginning of this process. I wanted to thank for this. Because it is You, Boris Yeltsin this process was started, and once again, we now have the opportunity to take the next steps in the development of our special relationship. I am positive that our work will be a good push to continue this very positive and necessary for our countries and peoples in the process», — added the Russian head of state, calling his Belarusian counterpart.

According to the head of the Belarusian state, the two sides have agreed to soon hold HCV «at the highest level».

As he said later Thursday at a session of the Supreme state Union state in expanded format in Minsk, «we continue to build the Union state in difficult conditions».

According to him, the integration of Belarus and Russia have the strength of «global economic instability, a crisis of confidence in international relations, the escalation of armed conflict, the escalation of information wars».

«However, the situation should not affect the priorities of the Union state», — said Lukashenko, noting that the most important of them is the cooperation for the «welfare of citizens of both countries».

«Meeting with the Russian President in Sochi, we reaffirmed our desire to strengthen Belarusian-Russian relations in all directions», — said the Belarusian head of state.




Lukashenko called Putin «the President», and that gosudarstva of the Union of Russia and Belarus — «driver» 26.02.2016

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