MOSCOW, 8 February (BelTA) – Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi assured Ambassador of Yemen to Russia with concurrent accreditation to Belarus Salem Al-Wahishi of Belarus' readiness to supply products to help Yemen restore its economy, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian diplomatic mission following the meeting of the two ambassadors in Moscow on 7 February.
The parties discussed key issues related to the development of Belarusian-Yemeni relations and cooperation between the two countries in international organizations, and exchanged views on the military, political and humanitarian situation in Yemen.
“Dmitry Krutoi emphasized Belarus' interest in restoring the position of Yemen as our traditional partner in the Arab world and intensifying the entire range of bilateral relations as the situation in that country normalizes. He expressed support for the activities of the UN and political forces of Yemen aimed at restoring the territorial integrity of the country and the formation of state institutions. The Belarusian ambassador assured Belarus' readiness to supply a wide range of products to Yemen for the needs of economic recovery - food, medicines, trucks, tractors, agricultural and road-building equipment,” the press service said.
The Yemeni ambassador said that he had already visited Belarus and met with representatives of state authorities. “He praised the sustainable social and economic development of our country and the efforts of Belarus as a guarantor of international peace and security. He expressed his readiness to actively promote the development of Belarusian-Yemeni cooperation in all the areas,” the press service said.
“The parties spoke in favor of continuing dialogue on the bilateral agenda and further strengthening of cooperation between Belarus and Yemen at multilateral platforms, primarily in the UN and the Non-Aligned Movement,” the diplomatic mission added.