The 3rd Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions completed inMinsk.Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko took part at the plenary meeting of the forum. Prior to that the head of state met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The one-on-one talks were followed by an extended meeting.<br>The major accent was on economic issues. Alexander Lukashenko urged to lift restrictions in mutual trade. More vigorous interregional cooperation would allow accelerating the pace of restoration of Belarus-Russia trade.<br>The Presidents ofBelarusandRussiatook part at the plenary meeting of the Forum of Regions and agreed to unite efforts amid the global crisis.<br>Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin also visited the international specialized expo Belagro 2016.