MINSK, 23 March (BelTA) - Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko sent birthday greetings to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, BelTA learned from the Belarusian leader's press service.
“Your life and professional path is an example of true diplomatic skill and loyalty to the ideals of service to the Fatherland. Holding the post of foreign minister for many years you have been successfully defending national interests in the international arena, participating in the resolution of most complex and pressing issues of the modern world,” the message of greetings said.
The president highlighted the authority of the Russian foreign minister in Belarus, which he has earned thanks to his respect for the country and focus on equitable dialog.
“I am convinced that you will remain a reliable ally in strengthening friendship and understanding between our states,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. He wished Sergei Lavrov strong strong health, implementation of plans and wellbeing.