Belarus and Russia manage to find effective solutions to the most complicated issues amid the global financial downturn, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said, congratulating the citizens of Belarus and Russia on the Day of Unity of the two nations. According to him, the Union State has already implemented dozens of large-scale programs and established thousands of operating enterprises. Joint problem solving and coordination of actions in both domestic and external markets are considered to be among the top priorities. Systematic and consistent work on observing the terms of the Union Treaty became the basis for establishing the Customs Union, Alexander Lukashenko said. The Belarusian President is sure that deeper integration and formation of a single economic space will guarantee the two countries' stable development and competitive capacity of their economies.