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Kazakhstan: Putin and Lukashenko discuss bilateral cooperation at CIS summit01:33

Kazakhstan: Putin and Lukashenko discuss bilateral cooperation at CIS summit

Kazakhstan, Burabay
October 16, 2015 at 09:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) summit to discuss bilateral relations as well as cooperation within the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Common Economic Space, in Burabay on Thursday.

Putin congratulated Lukashenko on a landslide victory in the recent presidential election in Belarus. "Let me again congratulate you in private on the election results," he said. Putin stressed that he is "sure" that during Lukashenko's fifth presidential term Russia and Belarus will "enjoy effective cooperation" at a bilateral level.

Lukashenko said that Russia and Belarus have the "same point of view" on numerous major global and regional issues, including the CIS and EEU.

Earlier on Friday, CIS leaders signed 16 documents including agreements on military cooperation and joint efforts to combat international "terrorism."

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) summit to discuss bilateral relations as well as cooperation within the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Common Economic Space, in Burabay on Thursday.

Putin congratulated Lukashenko on a landslide victory in the recent presidential election in Belarus. "Let me again congratulate you in private on the election results," he said. Putin stressed that he is "sure" that during Lukashenko's fifth presidential term Russia and Belarus will "enjoy effective cooperation" at a bilateral level.

Lukashenko said that Russia and Belarus have the "same point of view" on numerous major global and regional issues, including the CIS and EEU.

Earlier on Friday, CIS leaders signed 16 documents including agreements on military cooperation and joint efforts to combat international "terrorism."

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