Greetings to Russia President Vladimir Putin

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has congratulated Russia President Vladimir Putin on the successful launch of the Soyuz-2.1a booster from the new Vostochny Space Launch Center.

    “This event is a good continuation of glorious traditions of the Soviet and Russian space science, it confirms Russia’s leading positions in space exploration,” the head of state said.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko expressed confidence that the Belarusian-Russian cooperation in the space industry will be vigorously developing for the benefit of the two nations.