Sochi, 23 May 2022 (TDI): It has been 25 years of the union of both countries through the charter of the union of Russia and Belarus and a meeting took place between the president of Russia Vladimir Putin the president of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko.
The Union States of Russia and Belarus have strengthened slowly, with both sides carefully considering each move. Russian President Vladimir Putin recommended addressing “steps to further create the Union State” during the talks.
🇷🇺 Владимир #Путин:
💬 Российская #экономика выдерживает санкционный удар достойно. Об этом говорят все основные макроэкономические показатели.
— Russia in Belarus (@RusEmbassyMinsk) May 23, 2022
Putin and Lukashenko agreed on 28 unity initiatives in September 2021. The plans, as well as a revised military doctrine and a migration concept, were authorized by the two presidents in November.
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the governments of Belarus and Russia defined the key areas of import substitution and even created preliminary cost estimates based on the directives of the heads of state.
Aleksandr Lukashenko added that “It’s a small sum of money.” Further, he stated that he is not going to reveal how much it costs because it’s still an estimate.
He stated that they will achieve the primary achievements in import substitution, first and foremost where they have sufficient components and other items,” the Belarusian leader is optimistic.
He added that they have done their best to create the combined army requirements and are there for them.
In addition, he expressed his gratitude to them for igniting our own growth. Also added is that they have a large market, resources, and technology.
The Charter of the Union
Boris Yeltsin and Alexander Lukashenko signed the Union of Russia and Belarus Charter in Moscow on May 23, 1997, exactly 25 years ago.
The Supreme Council and the Executive Committee of the Union States have established in line with this treaty.
The nations of Russia and Belarus have set a new path of cooperative development based on the free will of the peoples by adopting the Charter of the Union of Russia and Belarus.
According to the Charter, the Treaty on the Union of Russia and Belarus provides the legal foundation for the Union’s actions.
The member nations’ state sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity, as well as their constitutions, national flags, coats of arms, and other qualities of statehood, were all stressed in this agreement.
Despite the fact that the Charter is no longer an intrinsic element of the Treaty on the Union, it has played an important role in Russia and Belarus’ transition to a fundamentally new stage of integration, the practical effects of which are already being seen today.