MINSK, 15 August (BelTA) - Head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Vietnam Vladimir Borovikov met with the ambassador of Laos and informed him about his appointment as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Laos on concurrent accreditation, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Vietnam.
The parties paid special attention to the schedule of upcoming bilateral political, trade and economic events at various levels. They emphasized that both countries actively cooperate in international organizations.
Vladimir Borovikov handed over a note with Belarus' position regarding the ICAO report on the landing of the Ryanair aircraft in Minsk, and also the statement of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus regarding the UNESCO World Heritage Site Belovezhskaya Pushcha in connection with the construction of a fence on the Belarusian-Polish border by Poland.
The ambassador of Laos assured that official Vientiane would maintain its political course towards Belarus and confirmed his readiness to assist in organizing meetings during the forthcoming visit of the Belarusian ambassador to the capital city of Laos to promote mutual trade.