Belarus and Russia plan to approve union programs at a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said this to journalists during his working trip to Bobruisk, BelTA has learned.
“First of all, I want to emphasize (now they will blather that we are surrendering sovereignty and independence, and so on): more than three years ago, back in Sochi, we set the government the task of taking another step in our union building. there were no bright breakthrough movements. Then, responding to the demands of the peoples, the President of Russia and I made a decision to take some steps, “said Alexander Lukashenko.
The head of state recalled that after that, the governments developed more than 30 so-called road maps. They concerned the development of cooperation in various areas. Over time, these roadmaps turned into union programs and there were 28 of them left. “These will already be signed agreements for implementation. Not just maps that someone will follow,” the Belarusian leader explained.
It is planned to approve them at the presidential level at the Supreme State Council. They want to hold its meeting in October – November. “If we finally come to an agreement with the President of Russia on September 9th (negotiations between the two leaders are scheduled for September 9th. – BelTA note), then on September 10th and 11th the governments will meet, consider and adopt these programs. And then we will approve them at the Supreme State Council.” , – said Alexander Lukashenko.
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