Emphasis on industrial policy of the Belarus-Russia Union State. The second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus will be held in Sochi, the CTV channel learned from the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament, where MPs discussed details of the upcoming meeting.
Anatoly Rusetsky, Deputy Chairman of the National Assembly of Belarus:
The theme is very relevant. We understand the situation that has developed today, including in trade and economic relations with the Russian Federation. The dynamism is positive, of course. Participation of regions is the basic foundation that we must always lay in the relationship between our countries.
The first meeting of representatives of Belarusian and Russian regions was held in Minsk in June 2015. Back then Minsk brought together more than three hundred delegates, including from 19 regions of Russia. More than a hundred agreements on cooperation in economy, science and trade were signed.