MINSK, 25 March (BelTA) – Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik met with Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Ante Jozic on 24 March, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
“The parties discussed the situation in the region, as well as humanitarian cooperation. They emphasized the importance of active Belarus-Vatican cooperation,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the State of the Vatican City were established on 11 November 1992.
In 2009 Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to Italy.