Telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
President Aleksandr Lukashenko and his Ukrainian counterpart
Volodymyr Zelensky had a telephone conversation on 31 July.
Lukashenko congratulated the Ukrainian President on successful
political campaigns and wished him every success in forming the
government and in his overall work.
confirmed his earlier invitation for the Belarusian President to visit
Ukraine within the framework of the 2nd Forum of Regions of Belarus and
Ukraine that will be held in Zhitomir in October this year. Aleksandr
Lukashenko accepted the invitation and noted that he was an initiator
and co-founder of this event which he views as a highly efficient and
useful instrument for promoting the economies of the two countries.
provided a detailed update on the situation in Donbass and thanked the
Belarusian President for offering an efficient negotiating platform and
for the role Belarus plays in the conflict resolution. The Belarusian
leader assured that Minsk will keep investing every effort in settling
the situation in the region and that Ukraine can count on Belarus as an
advocate of peaceful initiatives and processes.
separate set of matters dealt with economy and trade, in particular
partnerships in the manufacturing industry and agriculture. The two
presidents paid special attention to the harvesting season in the two
countries. In addition, the parties discussed joint efforts in
maintaining national security in the energy sectors of Belarus and
congratulated Aleksandr Lukashenko on the excellent conduct of the 2nd
European Games and emphasized that Ukraine closely followed the events.
Aleksandr Lukashenko congratulated his counterpart on the great
performance of the Ukrainian team.
Lukashenko invited the Ukrainian President to visit Belarus any time
and in any format. Volodymyr Zelensky gladly accepted the invitation.