The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on may 7-8 will pay a working visit to the Russian Federation, said the press service of the Belarusian President.
"Alexander Lukashenko on 8 may participate in the informal meeting of the Council of heads of the countries - participants of the CIS, in the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council ", - reported in the report on the Internet representation of the President of Belarus.
Lukashenko will also lay a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown soldier near the Kremlin walls. Remember, the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said on may 9 is going to take the Victory day parade in Minsk, but will have the opportunity to visit Moscow on may 7-8. Explaining the decision of the Belarusian leader, In the leadership of the Russian Federation has told that Belarus is a large volume celebrates Victory Day and thus it jointly with Russia. This year the head of some countries will not attend the festive event. So, to visit Moscow on may 9 did not want the U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Cameron D., head of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Finland, Montenegro, Croatia, as well as the premiere of the Netherlands and Norway. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also made the decision not to visit Moscow on may 9 to participate in the Victory parade. Media told that she does not want to " offend the Ukrainian government ". However in a press-service of the Chancellor stated that Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on may 10.