MINSK, 23 February (BelTA) - Members of the Belarusian National Assembly's working group on cooperation with the Austrian Parliament headed by MP Valery Voronetsky held an online meeting with members of the parliamentary group "Austria - Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus" at the Austrian parliament. The meeting was held at the initiative of Austrian MPs, BelTA learned from the press service of the House of Representatives.
During the open dialogue, the parties discussed the current state of Belarusian-Austrian relations, including inter-parliamentary cooperation, prospects for cooperation in politics, economy and humanitarian affairs. The Austrian MPs have shown interest in the current domestic political situation in Belarus, legislative activity, human rights issues and measures taken by the government of Belarus to tackle COVID-19.
The parties stressed the special importance of maintaining the inter-parliamentary dialogue for further development of comprehensive Belarusian-Austrian relations.
On behalf of Belarus the meeting was attended by members of the House of Representatives and members of the Council of the Republic.