Lukashenko: consolidation in Union State allows to react to challenges effectively
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who chairs the Supreme State Council of the Union State, said that consolidation in the Union State allows to react swiftly and effectively to the entire range of contemporary challenges and threats.
He noted this in his address on the occasion of the Day of Unity of Belarus and Russia, the press service of the Belarusian leader reported on Friday.
"The pandemic has maximally aggravated negative geopolitical trends, and today Belarus and Russia experience an unprecedented external pressure. In this situation consolidation on all sites of the Union State allows us to react rapidly and effectively to the entire range of modern challenges, firmly guarantees security and strategic stability in the region," TASS cited the statement as saying.
The Belarusian president noted that joining of efforts in fighting the novel coronavirus infection became a confirmation of truly brotherly, friendly, unbreakable relations between the two countries.