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19 May 2023, 11:53

Foreign ministers of Belarus, Nicaragua meet in Minsk

Denis Moncada Colindres and Sergei Aleinik
Denis Moncada Colindres and Sergei Aleinik

MINSK, 19 May (BelTA) – Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik and his Nicaragua's counterpart Denis Moncada Colindres have met to hold talks in Minsk, BelTA has learned.

The foreign ministers are expected to hold talks with the participation of delegations, sign several documents and talk to the media.

“We see your country as a very important partner in Latin America and we aim to develop the political, trade and economic, humanitarian dimensions of our cooperation, to continue close cooperation and mutual support in international organizations. Friendship, mutual respect and trust are the three main pillars on which our cooperation is based,” Sergei Aleinik said in a one-on-one meeting with his Nicaraguan counterpart.

“It is an honor for me to visit the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs again at this very stage, when we are making efforts to strengthen, to bring our positions closer, showing mutual solidarity,” Denis Moncada Colindres said in return.

Belarus and Nicaragua are actively cooperating within international organizations. Nicaragua is a member of the Group of Friends United against Human Trafficking, which was established at the initiative of Belarus at the UN.

The country is a co-sponsor of the Belarusian resolution to improve the coordination of efforts to combat trafficking in persons.

In 2019, the Nicaraguan delegation co-sponsored a resolution promoted by Belarus on the Long-Term Consequences of the Chernobyl Disaster.

The two countries cooperate in supporting candidates for elections to UN and other international organizations.

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