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Presidents Poroshenko, Lukashenko Discuss In UAE Preparations For Summit Of Eastern Partnership To Take Place

Presidents Poroshenko, Lukashenko Discuss In UAE Preparations For Summit Of Eastern Partnership To Take Place November 24

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko met in the United Arab Emirates on November 2 and discussed among other topics preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit (Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova) to be held in Brussels on November 24.

The press service of President Poroshenko announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"In the framework of the visit to UAE, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a bilateral meeting with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko... Special attention was paid to the coordination of positions in the framework of international organizations. The parties exchanged views on preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit to be held on November 24 in Brussels," reads the statement.

The Presidents discussed preparations for the economic forum of regions of Ukraine and Belarus, which is planned to be held in Gomel.

Particular attention was paid to the restoration of the work of the bilateral demarcation commission and the strengthening of trade and economic cooperation at the level of the regions of the two countries.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, President Lukashenko expects the commodity turnover between Ukraine and Belarus to increase to USD 8 billion in two years.


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