MINSK, 12 September (BelTA) – Belarus and Ukraine have discussed trade and economic cooperation, including the application of measures designed to protect the domestic market and Belarus' accession to the World Trade Organization, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA after a regular session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian high-level working group on mutual trade held in Minsk on 12 September.
The Belarusian delegation was led by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Yeudachenka, the Ukrainian one by Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture, Ukraine's trade representative Taras Kachka.
Topical matters of Belarus-Ukraine trade and economic cooperation were discussed, including the application of measures designed to protect the domestic market. Belarus' accession to the WTO was mentioned as well.
Regular sessions of the Belarusian-Ukrainian high-level working group have been held since 2015. The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes these sessions represent an effective tool for analyzing the process of development of bilateral trade and for coordinating actions to remove trade barriers.More about Politics