Belarus intends to actively cooperate with Azerbaijan in the Silk Road Support Group which was established at the PA OSCE during the 26th session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko said as he met with Chairman of the Milli Mejlis Oktay Asadov.
Belarus is interested in the development of investment cooperation with Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich said as he met with Chairman of the Milli Mejlis Oktay Asadov.
The meeting took place on the initiative of the ambassadors-at-large during their visit to Belarus to hold consultations on the preparations for the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, Belgium on 24 November 2017 and the elaboration of its final documents.
The sides discussed a wide range of matters related to the preparation of the summit in Brussels and prospects for further development of this regional initiative during the meeting. Oleg Kravchenko laid out the position of Belarus on the ways of increasing the efficiency of the EaP initiative.
The CIS countries are interested in greater engagement with Ukraine and Georgia, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told journalists following the meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council in Sochi on 10 October.
Ways to improve the CIS' operation, adapt the CIS to modern reality were the central item on the agenda. “Yes, some things are being done, but, unfortunately, we sometimes pay more attention to technical and organizational matters,” said Vladimir Makei.