MINSK, 23 August (BelTA) - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Armenia Aleksandr Konyuk met with Armenian Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Vahram Dumanyan on 22 August, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Yerevan.
The parties discussed issues related to the development of the Belarusian-Armenian relations in education, science, culture and sport, emphasizing great potential for the expansion of bilateral relations.
“The parties stressed the importance of intensifying interaction, exchange of best practices between the relevant ministries and organizing mutual visits,” the Belarusian embassy said.
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Armenia were established on 11 June 1993. The Belarusian embassy opened in Yerevan in September 2001. Armenia opened its embassy in Minsk in 1993. The level of cooperation between Belarus and Armenia significantly improved with the establishment of diplomatic relations.