Source Pravda.Ru

State Duma official comments on Russian-Belarusian integration

The position of the Belarusian government concerning the integration withRussia raises disappointment, Konstantin Kosachyov, deputy head of theFatherland-All Russia faction and the deputy head of the State Dumainternational affairs committee, voiced this statement today. "Lukashenkohas not understood Putin's proposals; the process of Russian-Belarusianintegration is hampered; and it seems that for Lukashenko the process ismore important than the result", the deputy pointed out. "This does notmake us closer to the creation of a single state, and this union isprofitable for Russia in every respect", Kosachyov added. .