MINSK, 12 April (BelTA) – Belarus and Hungary pursue an independent foreign policy based on national interests, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik told the media following a meeting of the Belarusian-Hungarian intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation in Budapest on 12 April, BelTA has learned.
"This year we have picked up a good pace in terms of the bilateral agenda. Literally in February, I hosted my colleague Peter Szijjarto in Minsk and it was then that we agreed to hold this meeting of the intergovernmental commission," Sergei Aleinik said.
"Our mutual openness, our mutual respect and strict compliance with the agreements speak of a completely normal, pragmatic approach of the two European states who seek to develop dialogue and carry out economic cooperation for the benefit of our countries and peoples," the minister continued.
"This also indicates that Belarus and Hungary pursue an independent foreign policy based on national interests and mutual respect, while maintaining mutual trust,” Sergei Aleinik noted.