Lukashenko, “Europe’s last dictator”, in Belgrade on Tuesday

ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 6, 2018: Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko looks on at an extended meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library. Alexei Nikolsky/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS Ðîññèÿ. Ñàíêò-Ïåòåðáóðã. Ïðåçèäåíò Áåëîðóññèè Àëåêñàíäð Ëóêàøåíêî âî âðåìÿ çàñåäàíèÿ Âûñøåãî Åâðàçèéñêîãî ýêîíîìè÷åñêîãî ñîâåòà (ÂÅÝÑ) â ðàñøèðåííîì ñîñòàâå â Ïðåçèäåíòñêîé áèáëèîòåêå èì. Á.Í. Åëüöèíà. Àëåêñåé Íèêîëüñêèé/ïðåññ-ñëóæáà ïðåçèäåíòà ÐÔ/ÒÀÑÑ

President of Belarus Aleksandar Lukashenko is scheduled to visit Belgrade on Tuesday to meet with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and also plans to make an address to MPs of the Serbian Parliament, media report.

                Vecernje Novosti reports that “resuming cooperation in the area of arms industry” and continuing cooperation and plans for further development of military and economic relations will be the main topics of discussions.

                The daily specifies that they will negotiate the selling of products and sharing technology for the manufacturing of armament, with Kosovo allegedly being an additional topic.

                Lukashenko is coming to Serbia ahead of the delivery of four MiG-29 fighter jets, which Serbia bought from Belarus, and which overhaul began in February.

                The Belarus President last visited Belgrade in 2014 and media recall that he used to be a “close friend of Slobodan Milosevic” and the only world leader who visited Serbia during the 1999 NATO bombing.

                Internationally, he is known as “Europe’s last dictator” and by the fact that the Parliament of his country hasn’t got a single opposition representative.