21 Jul 2023 15:21

Putin to meet with Lukashenko on July 23

MOSCOW. July 21 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on July 23, while the latter is on a working visit to Russia, the Kremlin's press service said.

Putin and Lukashenko "will continue to discuss relevant aspects of the continued development of Russian-Belarusian relations of allied strategic partnership, as well as interaction on integration within the Union State," it said.

The First Man's Pool Telegram channel, which is close to the Belarusian presidential press service, said when reporting on an upcoming meeting between Lukashenko and Putin that "the agenda of the negotiations has been determined, and a lot of questions will need to be discussed. As usual when it comes to meetings between the Belarusian and Russian leaders, this means a broad range of the most important and fundamental subjects in [their] bilateral relations: security matters, the international agenda, economic interaction, the implementation of Union programs, joint opposition to unlawful sanctions pressure, and much more."