Belarus-Russia relations are based on direct ties with the Russian regions. The opinion was voiced yesterday at the meeting of Belarus’ top officials with the delegation of the Penza region. Belarus is ready to cooperate with the region in many areas, from agriculture to mechanical engineering. Such Belarusian companies as MTZ, Gomselmash, Amkodor and MAZ are ready to organize the delivery of their equipment. A network of dealers of Belarusian brands in the field of mechanical engineering has already been organized in the Penza region. It is planned to intensify the work of the joint venture specializing in elevator manufacturing.