Posted: 18.03.2023 09:00:00

Lukashenko, Putin talked over phone

The presidents of Belarus and Russia, Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, had a telephone conversation on the evening of March 17th, the Belarusian leader’s press service reports

One of the main topics of their conversation was joint work in the field of import substitution. The heads of state also discussed the prospects for the construction of the North–South transport corridor, which will pass through Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran.

In addition, the issues of co-operation in the field of microelectronics were discussed, as well as the related decisions that the two states’ governments should take to intensify liaisons in this area.

Other issues on the international agenda and the agenda of the upcoming Supreme State Council of the Union State were also in focus of the presidents’ attention.