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“Relations Between Belarus And EU Never Been Better.” Belarus’ Minister Of Foreign Affairs Visits UK

Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei visited London, where he met with UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson.

It was the first visit of the Belarusian foreign minister to Great Britain since 1993.

During the visit Vladimir Makei and Boris Johnson discussed the prospects of bilateral relations amid the current situation in the European region, including Brexit.

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He also held meetings with Minister of State for Europe and the Americas Alan Duncan and Minister of State for International Trade Greg Hands.

Besides, talks were also held with Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Pierre Heilbronn, Prince Michael of Kent and the British MPs.

Shortly after the meeting Alan Duncan wrote at his Twitter account that goods progress was achieved on many fronts.

Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform, was also left satisfied with the round-table talks.

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He emphasized that in the last 12 years relstions between Belarus and the EU have never never been better.

The parties expressed their interest in further development of bilateral relations, agreed to step up mutual trade and investments and discussed a wide range of political and economic issues.

Source: BelTA

Photo courtesy of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs