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Belarus, Ukraine Presidents hold talks in Gomel region

The two political leaders continued their talks on the territory of Belarus in Gomel region. This part of the meeting began with a spiritual moment rather than an official one. Presidents of Belarus and Ukraine visited St. Michael’s Church in the village of Lyaskovichy. A communal prayer and lit candles in honor of the victims of the Chernobyl disaster. After visiting the church Alexander Lukashenko and Petro Poroshenko talked to the village residents.

Right here the two presidents are holding negotiations. The most topical issues are on the agenda of bilateral cooperation. Economic and political interrelationship, and what is more importantly, further efforts for peaceful settlement of the conflict in the southeast of Ukraine.

Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus:
I am very pleased that half of the day we spent in Ukraine and now we are in Belarus. It symbolizes our alliance, our present, and it will be a symbol of our future. It was correctly said in the church that today we are going to discuss our future. Hoe to make the lives of Belarusians and Ukrainians better tomorrow. We will do it, if Ukraine managed to carry out heroic work inside the shelter, we will cope with it all.

Belarus, Ukraine Presidents hold talks in Gomel region