The Prime Ministers of Russia and Belarus Mikhail Mishustin and Roman Golovchenko, speaking by phone on Wednesday, August 19, agreed to start joint work to lift restrictions on movement across the border of the two states. The results of the conversation are reported on the official website of the Belarusian government.
As representatives of the Belarusian side stated, during the conversation “an agreement was reached on joint work of the relevant departments of the two countries to lift restrictions on movement across the Belarusian-Russian border”.
Mishustin and Golovchenko stressed the focus on the prompt solution of all issues within the Union State.
As a reminder, the prime ministers of Russia and Belarus during telephone conversations also discussed specific tasks for building up trade and economic cooperation and deepening cooperation in the energy sector.
Earlier it was reported that President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko reappointed Roman Golovchenko to the post of Prime Minister. All the ministers in the Cabinet of Ministers also retained their seats. The new government was appointed in connection with the presidential elections held in the republic.