Belarus president holds phone talks with Ukraine's leader

Belarus president holds phone talks with Ukraine's leader

The development of trade and economic relations was discussed by the presidents of Belarus and Ukraine.

In a telephone conversation, Alexander Lukashenko and Petro Poroshenko noted the positive dynamics following the results of 2017 and expressed their intention to further expand economic cooperation.

The sides also discussed preparations for the first Belarusian-Ukrainian forum. It is planned for the coming autumn in Belarus' Gomel.

Interaction in the cultural sphere was touched on. The presidents talked about Days of Culture of Ukraine and participation of Ukrainian artists in such popular festivals as Slavianski Bazaar and Alexandria Gathers Friends.