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 Belarus, Russia are "united front" when it comes to key foreign policy issues, - Lukashenko

Alexander Lukashenko says Belarus and Russia have strong allied relations.

As reported by Censor.NET referring to BelaPAN news outlet, Belarusian president told the Russian media at a press conference in Minsk Nov. 17.

"We have got an incomparable treasure - peace and harmony in our common home," he said.

"We must protect this treasure by all means so that we will not have to pay in blood for peaceful life, as has occurred in many parts of the world, unfortunately including in our near and dear Ukraine," Lukashenko said.

According to him, strong allied relations between Belarus and Russia "are consistently manifested on the global stage where we face new threats and challenges."

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"Today, the world is reeling from civil wars, terrorism, armed conflicts. We have repeatedly demonstrated unconditional agreement of opinion discussing these issues with the Russian president. In fact, the two states have no disagreements regarding the international agenda," the president of Belarus said.

According to him Belarus and Russia present a "united front" when it comes to key foreign policy issues.

"Belarusians and Russians need to hold together, be strong, be able to speak for ourselves, protect our mutual interests together at this challenging time," Lukashenko said.

"We share pain, glory, and future with you. You will never be strangers in Belarus," he added.
Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n415362