MINSK, 28 November (BelTA) - Governor of Russia's Primorye Territory Oleg Kozhemyako expressed condolences on the sudden death of Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei during a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Minsk on 28 November, BelTA has learned.
At the beginning of the meeting the governor noted that he was sincerely happy to come to the Belarusian land. Before the visit he learned the news of the sudden death of the minister of foreign affairs. "Please accept my sincerest condolences over the sudden death of Vladimir Makei," he said. Oleg Kozhemyako noted that he knew Vladimir Makei since the time when he served as the head of the Belarus President Administration.
As it has been reported, Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei died on 26 November. He served as the minister of foreign affairs since August 2012. Prior to that, he held the post of the head of the Belarus President Administration from 2008 to 2012.