Matviyenko: Belarus committed to continue cooperation in Russia

the head of the Federation Council met with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, the conversation lasted about four hours. The Chairman of the Federation Council called the meeting very interesting and constructive. “We have long known each other, so many questions could discuss we could discuss directly and openly and not avoiding any issues,” – said Valentina Matvienko.

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Speaking about his impressions of the visit, she noted that “at the meetings in the Belarusian Parliament, with the President, veterans sounded one – we have a common point, what we need to continue to develop our strategic cooperation partnership”.

According to the speaker, “Belarus’s determination to continue cooperation with the Russian Federation on the Foundation of our common history, common culture, language, spirituality, faith.”

She also noted that in the framework of such a multifaceted and close cooperation is difficult to avoid the failures and mistakes. “But always there is the political will to resolve them, and they are solved in working order, without prejudice to our relations,” – said the head of the Federation Council.

Matvienko sure that agenda, which exists between Russia and Belarus “will be resolved in a calm operating mode, taking into account interests each other on an equitable basis, taking into account respect for the sovereignty of our countries and in a friendly, trustful way.”