This year Belarus celebrates National Unity Day for the first time. The holiday, embodying the striving of Belarusians for unity - both national and territorial - was held on a grand scale in all corners of the country.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the topics of interaction between Russia and Belarus, the strengthening of cooperation at a new stage of economic integration.
State Secretary of the Union State Dmitry Mezentsev noted that the Standing Committee of the Union State sees one of its tasks as facilitating the implementation of the agreements signed by more than 40 constituent entities of the Russian Federation with the government and regions of Belarus.
In Minsk, the Chairman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova met with the State Secretary of the Union State Dmitry Mezentsev.