Updated at 11:30,08-12-2016

Ukrainian President to Visit Minsk This Week

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is expected to stay in Belarus on April 28 and 29.

According to the Ukrainian embassy in Minsk, Mr. Yanukovych is to hold talks with Alyaksandr Lukashenka, meet with reporters, and visit some industrial enterprises.

Prior to his visit to Belarus, Mr. Yanukovych plans to speak at a meeting of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) in Strasbourg on April 27. PACE President Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that he plans to discuss with Mr. Yanukovuch a strategy for relations with Belarus.