The government has been instructed by Belarus President to expedite the reconciliation of the program of action on stepping up integration with Russia. The advancement of relations with Russia was one of the items on the agenda of the meeting with top Cabinet officials. Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke in more detail about the recent negotiations in St Petersburg with President of Russia Vladimir Putin and gave instructions to expedite work on reconciling terms of the updated action program. The roadmaps are supposed to be presented before the heads of state in November. By 2021, Belarus and Russia are expected to have single industrial markets.