Lukashenko will hold a press conference for representatives of Russian media


RIA Novosti

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, on Thursday will hold a press conference for Russian regional mass media – participants of the traditional press tour in Belarus.

“The event is held for the thirteenth time. In the current press conference will be attended by about 100 representatives of the media and the blogosphere from 46 regions of Russia”, — said the press service of the Belarusian leader.

Before the press conference was held the traditional press tour. This time the Russian journalists got acquainted with the socio-economic development of Mogilev region.

It is planned that the video stream of the press conference will start at 10.00 on the first national channel of the Belarusian radio. The TV version of the press conference will be shown in the evening broadcast on the TV channels Belarus 1, Belarus 24, ONT, and STV.

The press conferences for the Russian media has become traditional for the Belarusian leader. Last time it was held in the end of last year.

Lukashenko traditionally much time is paid to the issues of Belarusian-Russian relations, the economic situation in the country and in the world of security.

Typically, such a press conference lasts for at least 4 hours.