Russia, Belarus to create joint defence mechanism within 2 years

Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave after a meeting of the heads of state of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at the Burabai resort near Astana, Kazakhstan, October 16, 2015. (Reuters)

Russia and Belarus plan to create a joint military defence mechanism within two years, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying by RIA news agency on Wednesday.

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