MINSK, 18 January (BelTA) - Distrust between the countries is rapidly growing in the region and the world in general, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said as he met with representatives of Lithuania's civil society in Minsk on 18 January, BelTA has learned.
“Today we can see a rapid increase in distrust between the countries in our region and across the world,” Vladimir Makei said.
According to experts, today's events are taking place for the first time in decades, and states may be on the verge of a new hot war. “We would not like such a development. We know from our history what it is. We must do everything possible to prevent such a development, such a conflict,” the minister stressed.