5 Dec 2019 12:41

Belarus won't sign integration documents with Russia if this could harm Belarusian interests -Lukashenko

MINSK. Dec 5 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said that he will not sign any documents on integration with Russia that could be detrimental to his country.

"No one will ever sign documents that could cause us harm," the state news agency BelTA quoted Lukashenko as saying in his address to members of the country's former and new parliament on Thursday, when commenting on relations between Belarus and Russia.

He said additionally that Minsk and Moscow are not holding dialogue on political issues, for example the possibility of establishing a joint parliament.

Furthermore, according to Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin is feeling anti-Belarusian pressure from his inner circle.

"Extreme pressure is being exerted on President Putin today even by his inner circle, his anti-Belarusian inner circle," he said.