Moscow, October 2, Russian Kremlin website released a message on the 2nd that Russian President Vladimir Putin was invited to speak with Belarusian president Lukashenko on the same day. The two sides discussed the situation in Belarus, the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh region, and cooperation between the two countries in various fields. According to the news, the two presidents discussed the situation after the presidential election in Belarus. The two sides said that the two countries are willing to continue to deepen their alliance relations and take concrete measures to further carry out cooperation in various fields, including local cooperation. On August 9, Belarus held a presidential election, and Lukashenko was re elected with 80.1% of the votes. Minsk and other cities subsequently took place many large-scale protests, questioning the election results. Russia has repeatedly expressed its support for the normalization of the situation in Belarus and opposes the intervention of external forces in the domestic affairs of Belarus.