20 years since signing the Union State Foundation Treaty

Newsletter # 46 (849) November 28, 2019
On December 6, 2019 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet 20 years since signing the Union State Foundation Treaty.
Design: Yelena Medved. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured with additional paint like gold. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: round 133/4. There are 2 stamps in the souvenir sheet. Stamps size: diameter 40 mm. Souvenir sheet size: 104x65 mm. Face valueof each stamp: P. The technology of thermal stamping with matte foil of golden colour is used on the souvenir sheet. Print quantity: 20.000 souvenir sheets.
Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Letter P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
Souvenir sheet No. 142
No. 1331
National Emblem of the Republic of Belarus
No. 1332
National Emblem of the Russian Federation
Elements of protection
The agreement on the creation of the Union State was signed on December 8, 1999 by the presidents of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation.
In accordance with the Treaty, the goals of the Union State are: ensuring the peaceful and democratic development of the fraternal peoples of the participating states; strengthening friendship, increasing well-being and living standards; creation of a single economic space to secure socio-economic development; steady observance of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the man and citizen; pursuing a coherent foreign and defense policy; the formation of a single legal system of a democratic state; pursuing a coherent social policy; ensuring the security of the Union State and the fight against crime; strengthening peace, security and mutually beneficial cooperation in Europe and around the world, the development of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The postal project was prepared in cooperation with the Standing Committee of the Union State.

Colour of the postmark — blue.

Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye.Medved
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately, 16 Moskovskaya street) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
The images do not reproduce the exact specifications of the project.

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