The Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia makes a significant contribution to the development of the socio-economic potential of the two countries, Alexander Lukashenko said assessing the event. Today is the main day of the forum. The current summit is held in an online format. Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin addressed the participants via video messages. They emphasized that today's dialogue is one more step toward each other. The regions are the basis for the integration of the two countries and the basis for allied relations between Minsk and Moscow.