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MOSCOW, March 18, 21:09 /ITAR-TASS/. The presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, discussed the Ukrainian crisis by telephone on Tuesday, the Kremlin press service reports.
The two heads of state stressed the importance and historical significance of Crimea’s re-unification with Russia which had taken place in compliance with the will of Crimea’s population expressed at the March 16 referendum on the peninsula’s status.
The conversation took place at the Belarusian side’s request.