MINSK, 5 December (BelTA) – Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik held a meeting with President of the National Assembly of People's Power of Cuba Juan Esteban Lazo Hernandez on 5 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Attending the meeting was Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Shestakov, who is co-chair of the intergovernmental Belarusian-Cuban joint commission for trade and economic cooperation.
The parties discussed a wide range of issues related to bilateral cooperation in politics, economy, science and technology, and humanitarian affairs and exchanged views on topical aspects of the international agenda. The parties confirmed the similarity of their views on the formation of a new equitable world order, readiness to continue mutual support in international organizations, and condemned illegal sanctions and unilateral coercive measures.
Special attention was paid to the issues of interaction in the trade and economic sector, including the development of industrial cooperation. The parties reviewed the agreements reached earlier and discussed the implementation of joint projects in various areas. The parties confirmed mutual interest in further strengthening of bilateral cooperation in a wide number of areas.