Considering that the main orientations have been signed by the presidents for 2021-2023, he recalled, it is necessary “to concentrate and obtain good results in the areas which are still lagging behind today”.
At the same time, giving an assessment of the economic results of the past year, the Ambassador said, among other things, that the trade turnover between Belarus and Russia amounted to 50 billion dollars. He said it was “a new record in modern history”. bilateral relations”.
And although the State of the Union, he noted, has been going through a crisis of international law and unprecedented sanctions for nearly a year, contrary to Western expectations, “we have not collapsed, businesses did not stop, mass unemployment and social unrest were not allowed.” On the contrary, Russia and Belarus are developing normally and making plans for the future.
At the same time, the Ambassador emphasized that, in his opinion, the current year and the following years will be a certain test of strength for the two countries. “Can we continue to maintain such high rates of trade and commodity relations? And the common economic space, which is one of the goals of our basic agreement, will be achieved if every ministry and department of the two countries successfully implements the activities of 28 trade union programs on a daily basis” – summarized Dmitry Krutoy.
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