MINSK, 31 July (BelTA) – Belarus and Ukraine have discussed tougher control over the crossing of the state border by foreign citizens, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei talked to his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba over the phone on 31 July. The advancement of bilateral cooperation was discussed as well as this year's schedule of official events, progress in preparations for the 3rd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine, which is due in Grodno on 8-9 October.
The press service pointed out that the Ukrainian side had been informed about the Belarusian approach to ensuring the stability of the domestic political situation in the country and to tougher control over foreign citizens, who cross the state border.
Dmytro Kuleba informed Vladimir Makei about results of the meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of Poland, Lithuania, and Ukraine in Lublin (the creation of the so-called Lublin triangle) and about goals and tasks of this association.