MINSK, 15 February (BelTA) - Chairman of the Belarusian State Customs Committee Vladimir Orlovsky met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kyrgyzstan to Belarus Ermek Ibraimov, BelTA learned from the State Customs Committee.
The parties discussed the status of trade between the two countries, the work of the customs services within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and other issues of bilateral cooperation.
"Long-standing productive and mutually beneficial relations between Belarus and Kyrgyzstan have a positive impact on trade between the two countries. This is evidenced by the statistics. In 2022 the trade rose by 1.5 times," the State Customs Committee said.
The parties identified further priorities in cooperation with an emphasis on the development of foreign trade.
Today the Belarusian customs service is building international cooperation taking into account geopolitical factors and is primarily focused on a dialogue with friendly countries. The emphasis is placed on the ties with the customs services of the member countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Eurasian Economic Union.