“There will be no new ideology, " Tomislav Nikolic said. “I have been working together with Aleksandar Vucic for the past 25 years, and our ideas are the same,” he noted. According to the Serbian president, the policy towards Belarus will remain the same.
Less than three years after giving up the post, a revised Constitution passed in last month's public referendum gave Erdogan the chance to return to the party helm at an extraordinary party congress in the capital Ankara.
Vladimir Makei said that there has been skepticism about the Minsk platform as a venue for the settlement of many burning issues. He pointed out that the idea to set up this platform was put forward by the analytical community.
Minsk is set to host the OSCE PA annual session in 2017. “We are thoroughly preparing for the event keeping in mind the importance of the OSCE for security in Europe. Belarus has a lot to offer at the forthcoming session,” the minister said.
According Vladimir Makei, the recent visit of the Belarusian president to China has shown that Belarus is developing strategic partnership with China, one of the world's most rapidly growing countries.
The commission for foreign affairs of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Belarus-Russia Union State has held several meetings recently to discuss what needs to be done to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in foreign policy.
“Belarus' balanced approaches to most complicated matters on the regional and global agendas are concordant with approaches of other countries. This is why many of them become our adherents, even the countries we have certain troubles cooperating with,” noted Vladimir Makei.