Lukashenko, Yanukovych plan to visit Moscow on May 8


Minsk, April 29 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has announced his and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's plans to visit Moscow on May 8.

"Viktor Fedorovych and I will be in Moscow on May 8," the Belarusian leader said after talks with the Ukrainian president in Minsk on Thursday.

"We agreed with Viktor Fedorovych that we could talk there as well," Lukashenko said.

The Moscow visit will be timed to coincide with the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the victory of World War II, he said. Russia, Belarus and Ukraine also plan to conduct a number of joint events during these holidays, Lukashenko said. In particular, "a train of remembrance will be organized from Brest to Kyiv and Moscow," he said.

The Belarusian forces will take part in a parade in Kyiv, the Belarusian president said. "Ukrainian servicemen have already arrived in our country to take part in our parade," he said.


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