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MINSK, August 26. /ITAR-TASS/. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday the leaders of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, who gathered for talks in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, wanted to resolve the Ukrainian crisis as soon as possible.
“I am sure that no one at this table wants to benefit from the current situation,” Lukashenko told the meeting of the leaders of the Customs Union, the European Union and Ukraine. “There are no mediators, no lobbyists and no adventurers here today. Here are the people who are highly interested in settling the situation.”
The Minsk meeting has brought together Russian, Kazakh and Belarusian Presidents Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Alexander Lukashenko, as well as representatives of the European Commission and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Lukashenko has also proposed adopting a final document based on the results of the ongoing meeting.