The parties discussed the progress of the implementation of the agreements reached during a visit of Namibian Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah to Belarus in October 2016 and the schedule of further ministerial meetings.
Georgy Poltavchenko said that St. Petersburg and Belarus are exploring new areas of cooperation such as joint programs of import substitution, development of a knowledge-based economy, the production of innovative goods.
“First of all, I would like to note that citizens' right to peaceful assembly and freedom of opinion and expression is embodied in the Constitution of our country. However, the keyword here is “peaceful", the spokesman said.
GERB polled between 1,100,000 and 1,150,000 - as many as the 1,072,491 it got in the previous parliamentary elections in 2014. For its part, the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) received about a million votes, doubling its electoral support from 505,527 in the previous parliamentary elections.
The Belarusian message reads that over the period of 25 years a solid foundation for fruitful cooperation between Belarus and Netherlands was established. Trade and economic cooperation develops dynamically. Steps necessary to invigorate the political dialogue are taken.
The Belarusian message reads that over the period of 25 years Belarus and Turkey went a long way in establishing and advancing the friendly and equal relations. Solid traditions of cooperation based on principles of mutual trust and respect were formed.
The discussion touched upon a number of topical items on the agenda of Belarusian-Moldovan relations. The sides underscored the importance of fulfilling the agreements made during visits and meetings of various levels. They also agreed it is necessary to keep up the high dynamics of the bilateral dialogue.