Egypt wants to open the embassy in Minsk, Speaker of the Egyptian parliament Ali Abdel Aal said on 14 October.
The Egyptian side hopes it might happen soon, BelTA reports.
Egyptian and Belarusian officials met on the sidelines of the 137th IPU Assembly in Russian Saint Petersburg.
“What regards the opening of the Embassy of Egypt in Minsk, this matter is of great importance to us. We are determined to implement this project,” Ali Abdel Aal said.
According to him, at present there are no other obstacles to it but for the unfavorable economic situation in Egypt.
“But we hope things will improve in the near future, and we will be able to execute our plans,” the official added.
He also voiced hopes for the development of interparliamentary relations and invited Belarusian officials to pay a visit to Egypt.
Belarus has been expanding its diplomatis ties in recent years.
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