MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) – Belarus is ready to talk to Italy to discuss sound initiatives aimed at benefitting residents of the two countries. Igor Zavalei, a member of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, made the statement during an online meeting with the Italian senator Emanuele Dessi, BelTA has learned.
Igor Zavalei and Emanuele Dessi discussed bilateral cooperation in humanitarian sphere, including the possibility of resuming the solidarity program, which allows underage Belarusian citizens to stay with Italian families temporarily.
The problem of sanctions-fuelled pressure on Belarus was also discussed in addition to unfriendly actions of European Union countries against Belarus. The influence of this short-sighted policy on residents of the continent was mentioned.
Sergei Klishevich, a member of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, also took part in the meeting.