MINSK, 8 September (BelTA) – A Belarusian delegation has met with Head of the Republic of Kalmykia Batu Khasikov in Elista, the administrative center of the Republic of Kalmykia, to discuss transportation and logistics between Belarus and Russia, BelTA learned from the Transport and Communications Ministry of Belarus.
The Belarusian delegation was led by First Deputy Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Lyakhnovich. The meeting was also attended by Advisor - Head of the Belarusian Embassy Office in Ufa Artur Karpovich.
The parties confirmed their interest in strengthening partnerships and expanding trade and economic relations. “Today, we need to take additional measures to step up trade that can be achieved through closer cooperation, joint projects, and diversification of supplies,” Aleksei Lyakhnovich said at a meeting of the Belarus-Kalmykia working group for cooperation.
The meeting also discussed plans to launch a flight between Belarus and Kalmykia and to increase traffic along the international transport corridor North – South.