MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei took part in an informal meeting of the CSTO foreign ministers on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vladimir Makei informed his counterparts about Belarus' priorities at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly: promotion of the principles of justice, equality and multilateralism, respect for the sovereignty of member states, inadmissibility of the use of unilateral coercive measures and sanctions in violation of the UN Charter.
The minister noted that Belarus will call to oppose discriminatory practices in the UN on the grounds of state, to challenge the ‘cancellation culture', arbitrary exclusion of states from international structures, non-issuance of visas to official representatives, etc.
Belarus will also focus on countering country mandates and anti-Belarusian initiatives, highlighting Chernobyl issues, strengthening the coordination of international efforts to combat human trafficking, promoting natural family.
Vladimir Makei recalled the initiative of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to launch a global process involving all international players in the spirit of San Francisco in order to arrive at clear, transparent agreements on the rules of the new world order.
The minister also urged to develop principles of corporate solidarity and proposed to create an appropriate mechanism in the CSTO.