MINSK, January 27. /TASS/. The governments of Russia and Belarus will prepare a joint program of anti-crisis measures in the economy for a meeting of the Supreme State Council (SSC) of the Russia-Belarus Union State to be held in early March, Belarusian Prime Minister Andrey Kobyakov said on Tuesday.
“I believe that the SSC session will be held in the near future — in early March. In today’s economic conditions, we must prepare very seriously,” the Belarusian premier said at a meeting with State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota.
Kobyakov said that the two governments were preparing “a program of coordinated action in the economic policy.” “The governments, acting in the crisis environment must give a worthy coordinated response,” said the prime minister. According to him, “the work is carried out, both sides have the materials on hand, experts are working.” At the SSC meeting, the governments are expected to hear a joint action plan.
The Belarusian prime minister also said that “there are also problems accumulated in the bilateral relations that had been made public in late 2014.” “The problems the emergence of which would be impossible to imagine within the Customs Union,” said Kobyakov. According to him, “the power of integration is to reverse the arising problems.”