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Putin to Meet Belarusian counterpart

The two sides will have the opportunity to talk

Wed 23 Nov 2022 | 09:54 PM
Russia's President Vladimir Putin
Russia's President Vladimir Putin
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Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the  summit of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, that kicked off today Wednesday in the Armenian capital, Yerevan.

The Russian spokesman said - in exclusive statements to the Russian news agency "Tass" when asked if a bilateral meeting between Putin and Lukashenko was scheduled in Yerevan - he said: "The two sides will have the opportunity to talk on the sidelines of the summit."

It is noteworthy that the Belarusian president announced, in October, that he intends to meet with Putin in the near future, and on November 8, Lukashenko and Putin held telephone talks during which they discussed issues of Russian-Belarusian cooperation and the upcoming Collective Security Treaty Organization summit.