Lukashenka off to Sochi on first foreign visit after election

The talks between Lukashenka and Putin in Sochi will be held in a one-on-one format, BelTA informs. This is the first foreign visit of Alyaksandr Lukashenka after this year’s presidential elections.

This will be the first meeting of Alyaksandr Lukashenka with Vladimir Putin after the August 9 elections. According to the official agenda, the parties will discuss bilateral cooperation between Minsk and Moscow and allied relations.

There are no plans to go out to the press following the talks.

The visit to Sochi was preceded by a Russian government delegation which came on a visit to Minsk. It was headed by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.