The presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, have agreed that the reserve of security officials created by Russia on the border with Belarus should be removed and sent to places of permanent deployment, RIA Novosti reported, citing the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
According to Peskov, an important result of the talks between the two presidents in Sochi was the agreement that Russia would remove the reserve of law enforcement agencies and the National Guard, which was concentrated near the border of the Republic of Belarus.
Earlier it was reported that Russia will provide Belarus with a loan of $ 1.5 billion. The need to restore trade with Belarus, which had decreased due to the coronavirus pandemic, was also emphasized. According to the president, Russia views Belarus as its closest ally and will fulfill all its obligations.
Let us remind you that the talks between Putin and Lukashenko took place in Sochi at the Bocharov Ruchei residence.