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23 January 2020, 16:09

Belarus-UK relations amid Brexit discussed in Minsk

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MINSK, 23 January (BelTA) – Belarus Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Belarus Jacqueline Perkins met in the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 23 January, BelTA learned from the press service of the ministry.

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“The parties discussed some aspects of bilateral relations in the context of the UK's withdrawal from the EU,” the press service noted.

The EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill is about to come into force. The document was approved by the UK parliament on 22 January and awaits the royal assent of Queen Elizabeth II. The UK is set to leave the EU on 31 January.

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