Nina Gurina. The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Victory of Soviet people in the great Patriotic war has sent congratulatory messages to foreign leaders, among them the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"The importance of this day for us is immense. We will never forget those who shoulder to shoulder approached Victory Day, those who gave their lives for peace on earth. Russians and Belarusians hold sacred the memory of the great feat of our fathers and grandfathers. " - quoted the press service of the Belarusian leader's congratulatory message to Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin.
according to the press service of Lukashenka also sent a congratulatory message to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, the President of Moldova Nikolay Timofti, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
in addition, he paid homage to the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, the head of the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly Valentina Matviyenko, the head of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia, the head of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Sergei Naryshkin, as well as Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill.
Lukashenko also sent congratulations on the 70th anniversary of the Victory of the head of presidential administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Ivanov, the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, Secretary of state of allied countries Gregory the Rapota, the Executive Secretary of the CIS Sergei Lebedev, Secretary General of the Organization of the collective security Treaty organization Nikolai Bordyuzha.