The visit of the high-ranking guest is timed to the official inauguration of a new building of the Apostolic Nunciature in Minsk and to the 25th anniversary of Belarus-Vatican diplomatic relations to be celebrated on 11 November.
After the previous negotiations on 20 September the OSCE's special representative in the trilateral contact group Martin Sajdik described the situation in Ukraine's east after participants of the contact group pledged their adherence to the timeless ceasefire in view of the beginning of the new academic year.
Ways to resolve the situation in Ukraine's east and the implementation of the Minsk agreements were discussed during the meeting. Vladimir Makei mentioned the importance of the operation of the trilateral contact group and its subgroups.
The Belarusian parliamentary delegation led by Vice Speaker Boleslav Pirshtuk, held a number of bilateral meetings, including OSCE PA President Christine Muttonen and OSCE PA Secretary General Roberto Montella.
The heads of defense ministries plan to sign without discussion the documents related to the joint computer command and staff exercise of the CIS joint air defense system "Regional Security 2018", and the Council of Defense Ministers action plan of for 2018.
“Poland is a member of the European Union and the Nato, while Belarus is part of the Union State with Russia and the CSTO. We are neighbors and can cooperate on the principles of good neighborliness in all the areas,” the ambassador said.
The diplomat stressed that over the 25 years of diplomatic relations the two states have come a long way to the intensification of cooperation. He expressed confidence that the two countries would continue developing active ties.