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Alexander Lukashenko to meet Giorgi Margvelashvili on March 1

On March 1, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will meet with his Georgian counterpart. The night before Giorgi Margvelashvili arrived at Minsk National Airport, where he was met by a delegation of officials and honor guard.

The heads of state will discuss a wide range of issues of cooperation, with special attention to the strengthening of economic cooperation between the two countries.

One of the main tasks is to increase trade turnover to $200 million. Belarus exports to Georgia furniture, trucks, pharmaceuticals and electronics, and buys vegetables, fruit, oil and mineral water.

In 2016, Belarus-Georgia trade amounted to more than $70 million. The Heads of State agreed to increase this figure by three times back in April 2015 during the official visit of Alexander Lukashenko to Georgia.

Alexander Lukashenko to meet Giorgi Margvelashvili on March 1