Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

Lukashenka postpones official visit to Russia

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Aliaksandr Lukashenka has postponed his official visit to the Russian Federation, planned for November 26. According to the press service, the reason is the busy work schedules of heads of Belarus and Russia.

The specific date of the visit will be agreed in the near future, through diplomatic channels, BelTA reports.

It was to be the first official visit of Lukashenka after the presidential elections of 11 October 2015. During the visit, among other things, the two leaders were to discuss the deployment of a Russian military air base in Belarus.