Began negotiations of the leaders of Russia and Belarus in an expanded format

Began negotiations of the leaders of Russia and Belarus in an expanded format


Talks over lunch are held in closed to the press.

MOSCOW, Dec 15. The talks between President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in an expanded format began in the Kremlin.

Talks over lunch are held in closed to the press.

Had already held talks in narrow format. From the Russian side was attended by Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Minister of industry and trade Denis Manturov.

Earlier it was reported that the heads of state plan to discuss further expansion of cooperation between Russia and Belarus in military and military – technical spheres, immigration issues, questions of regresabamos, trade and economic cooperation.