BISHKEK, 14 April (BelTA) – Belarus is a good example for Moldova, Moldova President Igor Dodon said as he met with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko in Bishkek on 14 April, BelTA has learned.
“People in Moldova know about Belarus and appreciate many good things and reforms in your country. They often cite an example that Belarus managed to preserve many good things from Soviet times, the agricultural industry and infrastructure projects. This is a good example for us. I am saying this openly and honestly,” Igor Dodon emphasized.
The president of Moldova stressed that he often holds up Belarus as an example for his western colleagues who sometimes criticize it. “Let's see what is going on in the economy of Belarus. Many European countries cannot boast it,” he said.
Igor Dodon added that Belarus and Moldova maintain very good friendly relations and brotherly bilateral ties, the states are vigorously developing their cooperation in various fields. “I am glad that we have finally got acquainted with each other,” the president of Moldova noted. “I think that our personal meeting is a new stage in our bilateral relations.”
The president of Moldova said that he hopes to meet with Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus in July to discuss the development of bilateral relations in detail giving a new impetus to their development.