OREANDA-NEWS. After the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, references were given to the Russian government to develop issues to support Minsk in a context of imposing Western sanctions, as the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Natalya Eismont, the press secretary of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, previously informed the media that when the talks between the leaders of Belarus and Russia in St. Petersburg finished, the authorities of the two states were asked to work out a joint plan to confront the sanctions.

"Indeed, the issues of supporting Belarus against the background of such stifling sanctions, they figured on the agenda. Instructions have been given to the governments that are working in this regard," Peskov said in response to a question from journalists who will prepare this plan and what are its main parameters.

As the Belarusian news agency BelTA tells on the basis of the statement of the press secretary of the President of the republic Alexander Lukashenko Natalia Eismont as a result of the meeting between leaders of the two countries in St. Petersburg, Russia and Belarus will develop a common plan to confront Western sanctions.

Eismont also noted that during the talks, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko discussed the lifting of the remaining restrictions concerning the supply of Belarusian products, including in the field of public procurement.

In addition, according to the press secretary, the banks of Belarus "will be supported by the necessary volumes of resources provided for the implementation of trade operations."