MINSK, May 16. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will on Monday discuss, during a working visit to Belarus, interaction between Moscow and Minsk in the Eurasian Economic Union, the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization as well as issues of regional security.
Lavrov is expected to meet with President Alexander Lukashenko and hold talks with Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey.
The Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS that the sides will consider a wide range of urgent issues of Russian-Belarusian cooperation, including interaction within the framework of integration formats, as well as trade and economic partnership. The 2017 agenda includes the 20th anniversary of the Treaty on the Union of Belarus and Russia.
The foreign ministers will touch upon regional and international issues, including Ukraine, as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit, due in June.