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