Putin and Lukashenko, St. Maintained face-to-face communication after the CIS summit in St. Petersburg
MINSK, 7 October – RIA Novosti. Vladimir Putin, a person close to the press service of the Belarusian leader, St. He said that he continued to meet with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko after the informal CIS summit in St. telegram channel “The First Pool”.
The meeting between the two leaders lasted about an hour. After that, Lukashenka went to the airport.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov previously said that St. He described the talks at the Konstantinovsky Palace in St. Petersburg as an important event in the context of preparations for the CIS summit scheduled for 14 October in Astana. The meeting was attended by the presidents of Belarus, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, as well as the prime minister of Armenia, together with Vladimir Putin.
This is not the first time the CIS summit has been held in an informal atmosphere. The previous meeting was again in St. It was held in Petersburg. Then, before the New Year on December 28, Putin invited colleagues to the northern capital.