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19 May 2017

Belarus named most peaceful post-Soviet country

MINSK, 19 May (BelTA) – Belarus is the only post-Soviet country that has managed to avoid armed conflicts, and will maintain this trend in the future, Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said at the opening of the international conference 25 Years of Belarus’ Foreign Policy on 19 May, BelTA has learned.

According to Vladimir Makei, the real value of peace is particularly evident nowadays, when the world in unstable and shaken by armed conflicts, wars and terrorism.

“We have managed not to get drawn in conflicts and maintain friendly relations with all the neighbors. Belarus puts many efforts to help settle the Ukrainian crisis,” Vladimir Makei noted.

The minister also pointed out that the modern Belarus is literally one of the pillars of security in Europe.

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