MINSK, 11 December (BelTA) - Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov and Permanent Representative of Barbados to the UN Henrietta Elizabeth Thompson signed a joint communique to establish diplomatic relations between the countries, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The diplomats outlined trade, economy, and tourism as the promising areas for developing cooperation between Belarus and Barbados.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies of the Caribbean sea, located east of the Windward Islands. The independence of the country was declared on 30 November 1966. Its population is 293,100; GDP – $5.1 billion.