OREANDA-NEWS President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin will hold an informal meeting on July 17, and will take part in a plenary session of the Forum of Regions of the Two States on July 18.

This information was confirmed by the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

The press service of Lukashenko said that on July 18 at the plenary session of the VI Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia, the Russian and Belarusian presidents will discuss the development of trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Russia, as well as cooperation within the framework of the Union State.