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27 September 2022, 10:52

Foreign ministers of Belarus, Iran discuss cooperation amid sanctions

MINSK, 27 September (BelTA) – Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei met with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The parties praised bilateral relations, including the agreements reached during the recent meeting between the presidents of Belarus and Iran in Samarkand.

Vladimir Makei thanked the Iranian side for the support of Belarus in its application for the full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

The ministers confirmed their mutual interest in enhancing trade and economic cooperation amid the sanctions pressure and continued mutual support in international organizations.

They also discussed the schedule for upcoming bilateral contacts at various levels.

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