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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday praised the progress on the road to Russia-Belarus integration and cooperation.
Axar.az reports citing Xinhua.
Putin made the remarks in a message of greetings to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko as the neighboring countries marked the 20th anniversary of the Treaty on the Creation of a Union State of Russia and Belarus.
Putin spoke highly of the coordination of efforts in security and foreign policy, intensive growth of trade, economic and inter-regional ties, the implementation of innovative programs in science and technology, and large-scale humanitarian projects funded by the union budget.
He also noted that equal opportunities are provided to Russians and Belarusians in choosing a place of residence, employment, as well as receiving medical and social assistance.
2019.12.08 / 22:37