23 Jan 2019 16:39

Russia begins revising union treaty for discussion with Belarus - Russian ambassador

MINSK. Jan 23 (Interfax) - Russia has begun revising the 1999 treaty on the creation of the Union State as part of the work done by the bilateral working group on integration, Russian Ambassador to Belarus Mikhail Babich told reporters in Gomel on Wednesday.

"The Russian side of the group has begun working. All the provisions of the union treaty are now being inventoried by units: economy, society, state governance bodies, security and military-technical cooperation issues. All aspects of the treaty laid down in 1999 are being considered by the relevant authorities," Babich said.