MOSCOW, 18 June (BelTA) – Belarus and Russia will continue countering dishonest efforts to falsify history, Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said after the talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on 18 June, BelTA informs.
According to Vladimir Makei, this year marks the 80th anniversary of the start of the Great Patriotic War. “Both Belarus and Russia remember the lessons of that terrible war well and are doing everything possible to pass on this memory to future generations,” he stressed. “22 June is not only the Day of Memory and Sorrow but is also a warning against the return of Nazism. As we see the events taking place in some neighboring countries and a resurgence of Neo-Nazism ideas based on the relentless and dishonest falsification of history there, we will further fight these dangerous manifestations at all international platforms.”
Vladimir Makei mentioned the constructive nature of the talks with the Russian minister of foreign affairs. “We fully appreciate the friendship between the peoples of Belarus and Russia, the relations of alliance and strategic partnership between Belarus and Russia,” he said. Vladimir Makei expressed confidence that the ministries of foreign affairs of the two countries will continue productive cooperation.