Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko will go ahead with the constructive discussion of the possibility for creating a Russian airbase in the Belarusian territory, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
«The presidents discussed various aspects of that topic. The constructive discussion will go on,» Peskov said, adding that Putin and Lukashenko would soon meet in Kazakhstan, at the summits of the CIS and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council on October 15-16.
«They will have an excellent opportunity to discuss these issues on the sidelines,» Peskov said.
He recalled Putin has already sent a message of greeting to Lukashenko to congratulate him upon his convincing victory in the presidential election.
Earlier, Lukashenko said that he would discuss the issue of Russian military bases in Belarus.