The previous day Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the whole range of bilateral relations in the Palace of Independence in Minsk. Belarus and Kazakhstan are in negotiations about innovative cooperation marking a new stage of relations. The Belarusian President offered Kazakhstan cooperation in the IT sphere and introduction of the latest production and financial technologies. Belarus and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on social and economic cooperation until 2026, as well as seven other documents. Among them there are agreements on industrial and sci-tech cooperation between defense companies. The Academies of Sciences also signed an agreement on scientific and technical cooperation.