The President passed a note to a WWII veteran at the opening ceremony of the Rzhev memorial to Soviet soldiers.
Published footage shows President wrote something on a piece of paper and then handed it to standing next to the man. Thereafter, the veteran and his message in the hands of the departed head of state.
Belarus and Russia will not allow anyone to belittle the importance of the Victory, to distort the truth about the events of world war II and to rehabilitate Nazism, said on Tuesday the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko.
The President of the Republic on Tuesday on a working visit in Russia, where, together with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin participated in the opening ceremony of the memorial to Soviet soldiers near Rzhev. The broadcast of the ceremony led channel "Russia 24".
The presidents of Russia and Belarus Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko opened the memorial to Soviet soldiers near Rzhev and laid flowers to the monument.
At the meeting of heads of state embraced.