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10 Dec 2015

Belarus welcomes Greece’s decision to restore diplomatic presence in Minsk

MINSK, 10 December (BelTA) – Belarus welcomes Greece’s decision to restore its diplomatic presence in Minsk, Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alena Kupchyna said on 10 December as she attended the official opening ceremony of the Honorary Consulate of Greece in Belarus, BelTA has learned.

“Belarusians know Greece as a country with beautiful nature and hospitable people. We are connected by strong ties. We are happy that the Greek government has decided to restore the diplomatic presence in Belarus. This is a sign that Belarus and Greece do not only share close ties but also have great prospects for cooperation in trade, economy, culture, tourism, and also political dialogue,” Alena Kupchyna noted.

She emphasized that both Belarus and Greece aim for closer cooperation. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed hope that the work on setting up the Belarusian Honorary Consulate in Greece will be completed in the near future.

Alena Kupchyna added that Minsk will host Belarusian-Greek ministerial consultations soon.

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