President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko is expected to attend the Victory Parade in Moscow that is slated for June 24, where he was invited by Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was announced by Russia’s Ambassador to Belarus Dmitry Mezentsev in a comment to RIA Novosti, Tut.by reports.
"We are grateful to the Belarusian head of state for his readiness to take part in the celebrations that will take place in Moscow on June 24, in honor of the Great Victory. It is important to note that Vladimir Putin's invitation to these memorable celebrations, where a military parade will be the main event, was accepted by President of Belarus," Mezentsev told reporters.
He considers Lukashenko's decision to attend the parade a confirmation of "the unity of approaches of the two fraternal states in assessing the feat of Soviet people".
As we reported earlier, on May 9, a military parade on the occasion of Victory over Nazism in World War II was held in Belarus.
The event was attended by more than 3 000 people.