Belarus and Syria are going to implement trilateral projects in the sphere of economy with Venezuela and Qatar, said Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
On Lukashenko, during his recent visit to Venezuela Hugo Chavez offered to find a common for Belarus, Venezuela and Syria projects. The foreign ministers of the three countries are working this issue, and soon the three presidents will meet in Damascus to approve these projects. "Similarly, we try to go on interesting projects with Qatar to implement them in the near future" — said Lukashenko BelaPAN.
He reiterated the readiness of the Belarusian side to cooperate with Syria on all aspects of military-technical cooperation to the economy and agriculture.
"We have a lot of projects and areas of cooperation, the implementation of which can strengthen us, and, therefore, our security, and to get others to respect us," — said A.Lukashenko.
He noted that the Belarusians and syryytsy similar to those that have always fought and are fighting for the independence and sovereignty of their states.
"We are opposed to any form of pressure, be it political, economic, or, God forbid, war. We are civilized people, and requires us civilized relations," — said A.Lukashenko.