At this moment talks between the Belarusian and Russian foreign ministries are being held in Minsk. Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is on an official visit to Minsk.
After a one-on-one meeting, the sides will hold talks in an expanded format. The agenda includes a wide range of issues of bilateral Belarusian-Russian cooperation.
It is expected that Vladimir Makei and Sergei Lavrov will discuss cooperation between Moscow and Minsk in the framework of various integration association - Eurasian Economic Union, the CSTO and the CIS. In addition, the parties intend to exchange views on the topical issues of regional and global security and stability.