The Council of the Republic hosted a meeting of the organizing committee of the 5th Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia. The event was held in the format of a video conference. The participants of the meeting discussed the main events of the forum and documents for signing. The parties noted that the preparations for the forthcoming forum are almost over. All the programs approved by the Council of the Republic are on schedule, there are no serious remarks on them. Alexander Lukashenko has invited Vladimir Putin to attend the event.