President A.Lukashenko met with with Ambassador of Russia to Belarus, special presidential representative on Belarus-Russia trade and economic cooperation Michael Babich. The Head of state expressed hope, that the Russian diplomat's official term in Belarus be most active and advancing. The main Union State political and economic news of the week is the 5-th Forum of regions. The presidents will take part in the plenary sitting. Their bilateral meeting is also planned. The Forum's official program started October, 10-th. Within its framework, a Business cooperation council will be held, as well as sections on different topics. More than 70 cooperation agreements are planned to be signed.