On 4 August the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a telephone conversation, reported the official website of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
The two leaders discussed trade relations between the two countries, and other relevant issues of bilateral cooperation as well as collaboration in the framework of the Customs Union.
The presidents paid particular attention to the topic of supplying petroleum products from Belarus to Ukraine. Alexander Lukashenko stressed that Belarus understands the acuteness of this issue in view of the harvest, therefore, despite the domestic needs, will assist Ukraine in providing its economy with petroleum products.
Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Studies with reference to the article from «ukranews.com» of 04 08 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.
Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.