MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) - Belarus and Iran intend to bring relations to a qualitatively new level, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said during a meeting with Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko, BelTA has learned.
"Our countries have always had good, strong and friendly relations. Not so long ago, we met with the leadership of Belarus and agreed to bring our relations to a new, better level," Ebrahim Raisi said.
In January-September 2022 Belarus-Iran trade totaled $63.6 million (up by 2.9 times year-on-year), with export at $48.6 million (up by 4.4 times) and import at $15 million (up by 41.8%). Belarus had a foreign trade surplus of $33.6 million.