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Belarus - Russia Union Successful Says Lukashenko


7Dnews London

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 10:53 GMT

The Belarusian president's press service said on Sunday December 30th that President Alexander Lukashenko has wished President Vladimir Putin, happy holidays and noted that the union between the two peoples has been successful. 

According to the Russian news agency TASS, Lukashenko said, "In the upcoming year we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of signing of the Agreement on establishing the Union State. The Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation have had an uneasy path but we can now say with confidence that the union between the two peoples has been successful."

He added that further hard work on observing the national interests of the two countries in the framework of the Union State, based on deep trust and respect, will give a serious impetus to developing the whole range of bilateral relations.