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Thu, 04/06/2023 - 15:21

Putin and Lukashenko Chair Meeting of Union State's Supreme State Council

The Union State is a supranational political body between Russia and Belarus. Its aim is to deepen the relationship between the two states through economic and defense policy. The Union State was established in 1997.
Sputnik is live from Moscow where Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarussian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko participate in a meeting of the Union State’s Supreme State Council. Political scientists suppose that the talks will revolve around the implementation of a central agreement – “The main directions for the implementation of the Agent of the Treaty on the Establishment of the Union State for 2021-2023.”
Previously Russia supplied the Belarusian Armed Forces with cutting-edge nuclear-capable Iskander-M tactical missile systems. The reason behind this move is the strengthening of anti-Russia course in NATO.
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