President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that the Union of Belarusian and Russian peoples have taken place. He wrote about this in his new year congratulation addressed to President of Russia Vladimir Putin. At sitepress-service of Lukashenka.
“The will of the Belarusians and Russians to unite, as before, will serve as a solid basis for integration, the multifaceted cooperation and create a common modern history”, he said.
The Belarusian leader expressed hope that the development of bilateral relations in the framework of the Union state will continue next year, thanks to “the further hard work to comply with the national interests of the two countries”.
29 December it was reported that Lukashenko has sent a gift to Putin, the elite four bags of potatoes from his garden, and fat. That day the two leaders continued the talks, which began on December 25.
Negotiations with the participation of presidents and members of the governments of the two countries, was devoted to controversial issues. In particular, they discussed the contradictions between Moscow and Minsk about the ongoing in Russia’s tax maneuver in the oil sector, which will lead to higher fuel prices for Belarus, and prices on Russian gas. The parties agreed to establish a working group to prepare proposals for integration.
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