To destroy the Commonwealth of Independent States is unacceptable, said on the first day of the week the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko as he met with head of CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev.
" The difficult period We are going through, to be honest. We will cope with these problems, but to Destroy, even if not literally this community that We wanted and We want anyway ", - he said, reports RIA " Novosti." We decided that the CIS was, there is and will be, " - said Lukashenko." We are forced to work, and if for some reason Ukraine is unable to preside In the current year in the Commonwealth, We'll take on your own shoulders the responsibility of the state where the headquarters of our Commonwealth, " - said Lukashenko. With his own hand the Head of the CIS Executive Committee expressed appreciation to Minsk for its preparedness to again take over the chairmanship in the CIS instead of Kiev, and to carry out in Belarus a number of forums, which originally planned to Ukraine." I and the CIS countries there is a deep conviction that the presidency of Belarus in the CIS for the second year in a row will be held successfully, " said Lebedev. The head of the CIS Executive Committee said on may 30, 2014 at Minsk will host a meeting of heads of governments of the CIS member States." We currently with the office of the government of Belarus are busy preparing for the meeting. I hope that he will arrive the head of governments of the CIS, as well as among them are expected to participate commissioners of Ukraine, this would meet the interests of Ukraine, and other CIS States, " said Lebedev. According to him, it was agreed that the most convenient time for the ability in Minsk the meeting of the heads of CIS countries is the middle of October. Yesterday this date in the Belarusian capital will host meeting of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of States-members of CIS." We should Also from Ukraine to move in the Minsk session of the whole number of sectoral councils, " said Lebedev. Recall, in March, the government in Kiev has decided to stop for a while chairmanship in the Commonwealth of Independent countries, which Ukraine had to make In the current year. Also at the meeting of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine it was decided to start the process of withdrawal from the CIS. In addition, Kyiv made a decision to reduce its presence in the CIS Executive Committee and to withdraw the Ukrainian permanent Plenipotentiary envoy to the coordination CIS institutes. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has told, that the decision of the Kyiv authorities to withdraw from the CIS to the 1st turn has a negative impact on millions of ordinary Ukrainians.