the Russian government delegation, which include the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak and first Deputy Minister of economic development Mikhail Babich arrived in Krasnaya Polyana, where negotiations of Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko.
the Road from Moscow to the destination was more than nine hours, reports TASS. The delay of the government’s flight, landing at a different airport in Mineral Waters were associated with adverse weather conditions in Moscow and Sochi.
Alexander Lukashenko said that the talks with Vladimir Putin, they discussed the many historical dates and moments. According to the Belarusian President, during a conversation with the Russian leader, they had reached the depth of the “gray times” of living together in one state.
Lukashenko noted that during the negotiations the sides discussed issues of mutual interest, but also topics related neighbors, the countries of the former Soviet Union. The Belarusian President noted that to continue the conversation resolved not alone, but with people who are involved in this process, reports “Interfax”.
Earlier it was reported that representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers and the administration of the head of Russia were unable to fly from Moscow to the beginning of the meeting of the two presidents.
the Meeting of Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko began on Friday, February 7. During the negotiations the heads of state discussed issues of economic cooperation between the two countries, the situation with deliveries of Russian oil and gas, integration processes within the Union state.