Belarusian president to meet with Putin on 14 September 12 September 08:13 for the first time after chaos
Belarusian President Lukashenko, who has been under tension since the presidential election, will visit Russia on the 14th of this month to meet with President Putin. This is the first time the two sides have met face-to-face since a series of turmoil spread, and it is expected that they will discuss a path to a breakthrough.
The Russian presidential office announced on November 11 that Belarusian President Lukashenko will visit Sochi, southern Russia, on November 14 to meet with President Putin.
In Belarus, where large-scale protests have continued, saying the outcome of last month’s presidential election was fraudulent, President Lukashenko has held repeated telephone talks with President Putin, who has been behind the attack, but this is the first time the two sides have met face-to-face for the first time since the turmoil spread.
Belarusian anti-government factions have called for dialogue with President Lukashenko in an effort to change the government, while Mr. Lukashenko has consistently refused to do so, and the future continues to be inconcessed.
In addition, President Lukashenko is moving closer to President Putin as anti-regime factions seek cooperation from the EU-European Union, the United Nations and other countries.
President Lukashenko is expected to once again appeal for cooperation with Russia through the summit meeting, but President Putin is also expected to avoid the belarusian turmoil that will ignite Russia, and the focus will be on how far both sides can pave the way for a breakthrough in the situation.