The Belarusian President has finished his official visit toRussia. Yesterday saw talks between the Belarusian leader and his Russian counterpart. Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin discussed a wide range of issues regarding bilateral relations, such as Belarusian goods" equal access to the Russian market. In this regard, Vladimir Putin expressed his support forMinsk. The politicians also focused on international agenda issues, including the situation inUkraineand theMiddle East.<br>Following expanded format talks, Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement, agreeing, in particular, to coordinate efforts in theUnionStateand the Eurasian Economic Union to creation additional conditions for bilateral trade growth.