Union State development, issues in the EAEU, trade with the CIS countries, relations with the European Union and the prospects of joining the WTO were discussed today at a meeting with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. The head of state pointed out the priority directions of the Union State of Belarus and Russia development until 2022. The meeting also discussed relations with the second largest partner of Minsk - the European Union. The unique position of Belarus, at the junction of the EAEU and the EU, should be beneficial, and the western and eastern vectors of foreign policy should balance each other.