Telephone conversation with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko 2020-06-19 13:40:00 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. In the context of the upcoming celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War scheduled to take place in Moscow on June 24, where Alexander Lukashenko will take part, the two presidents stressed the special importance of this date for the two nations that preserve the memory of the heroic deeds of soldiers in the front and home front workers. The two leaders also discussed current issues on the bilateral agenda. In particular, they expressed their satisfaction with the completion of work on the Russian-Belarusian intergovernmental agreement on mutual recognition of visas. The agreement is to be signed today as part of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Minsk. Certain aspects of cooperation in combatting the coronavirus and its impact were also touched on.