Meeting with Chairman of CIS Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev

    President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko met with Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev on 6 October.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko said that Minsk has recently hosted a number of significant political events. This week, for example, the President of Turkmenistan will visit Belarus. The capital city will also play host to a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State and a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at the highest level.

    Speaking about the CIS summit, the Belarus President noted that this event is of extreme importance as the CIS is going through a difficult and crucial period. “In this light, all the meetings and decisions will be of great importance. Probably they will not be formalized in Minsk, but many issues will be discussed,” the Belarusian leader said.

    The agenda of the CIS summit in Minsk includes 17 issues regarding political, humanitarian, and security cooperation.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko added that the summits should be duly organized, “as it was done the last time”.

    In turn, Sergei Lebedev pointed out that all the issues on the agenda have been thoroughly elaborated. He also praised the coordinated work of all the agencies involved in the organization of the summits in the Belarusian capital.