President of Belarus and Prime Minister of Armenia hold telephone conversation

31 March 2020
President of Belarus and Prime Minister of Armenia discussed cooperation in a telephone conversation today at the initiative of the Armenia. Alexander Lukashenko and Nikol Pashinyan discussed the functioning of the economy in the current difficult conditions. The parties exchanged views on prices of hydrocarbon, which Belarus and Armenia import from the Russian Federation. Alexander Lukashenko and Nikol Pashinyan noted above-market prices on natural gas, which does not correspond to the world level and the current situation. The functioning of health systems and the prevention of seasonal viral infections were specifically talked over. 

EAEU Summit to be held in extremely narrow composition or videoconference

Politicians discussed the possibility of the meeting of the EAEU leaders to discuss the emerging economic challenges. The initiative came from Alexander Lukashenko, as our country is chairing the Eurasian Economic Union. The Belarusian leader instructed chairman of the EEC Board Mikhail Myasnikovich to work out the urgent issues and bring them up for discussion. If the Heads of the States agree, Belarus will propose the meeting to be held in an extremely narrow composition, guaranteeing complete security to each of the members of the arriving delegations. A video conference format will be an alternative.