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Telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin

7 August 2020
The telephone conversation between Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place at the initiative of the Russian leader on 7 August.

In addition to the bilateral agenda, the parties discussed the pressing issues related to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the two countries and the development of a vaccine to combat the infection.

The heads of state also discussed the course of the election campaign in Belarus. Vladimir Putin, in particular, noted the importance of further development of the fraternal Belarusian-Russian relations and the need to counter negative trends and actions by third parties which may lead to their deterioration.
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