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13 Apr 2015

Belarus thanks Russia for evacuating its citizens from Yemen

MINSK, 13 April (BelTA) - Belarus thanked Russia for helping evacuate Belarusian citizens from Yemen amid an escalating civil war in that country, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

On 13 April the head of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei sent a message to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and expressed his sincere gratitude to the head and staff of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the assistance in evacuating Belarusian nationals from Yemen.

Vladimir Makei noted that close, truly partner cooperation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and Russia in third countries will guarantee the safety and effective protection of the interests of Belarusian and Russian citizens who got in a difficult situation abroad.

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