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16 Nov 2020

Lukashenko: Belarus will do its best for strengthening UNESCO’s authority

Lukashenko: Belarus will do its best for strengthening UNESCO’s authority
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MINSK, 16 November (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to Director General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the organization, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

According to the head of state, over the course of its long history UNESCO has been fulfilling a noble humanitarian mission to promote peace and security, to ensure justice, universal respect for the rights and major liberties of a human being regardless of their nationality and faith.

“In the today’s circumstances of a heavy deficit of trust and solidarity the uniting and constructive activities of UNESCO are essential for the mankind. The organization should play a more active constructive role in the maintenance of the dialogue of cultures, higher affordability of education, promotion of the principle of peaceful resolution of existing disputes and conflicts,” the message of greetings reads.

The president emphasized that Belarus as a founding nation of the United Nations Organization and a responsible member of the global community is ready to do its best to enhance the authority and to promote the importance of the organization in such fields as education, science and culture for the sake of overcoming modern problems and challenges.

Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Audrey Azoulay strong health and every success in the operation of this influential international organization.

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