The parties will discuss preparations for the 2nd European Games, which are due to take place in the Belarusian capital in June 2019. Russia will share its experience of organizing the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Belarusian world number 298 defeated Czech Barbora Krejcikova (World No.206) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 in the third qualification round. Earlier, the 18-year-old Belarusian beat Switzerland's world number 447 Susan Bandecchi 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 6-4 and UK's world number 498 Eden Silva 6-3, 6-1.
The Belarusian keeps 87 points. In the opening leg in Slovenia, Iryna Kryuko finished 14th in the individual race to get 27 points, came in 17th in the sprint (24 points), and was seventh in the pursuit (36 points).
Darya Grokhotova of Belarus won the individual all-around event with Rope and Ball scoring a total of 31,650 points. Silver went to Aim Meirjanova from Kazakhstan (27,400). Third was Yekaterina Sazonova of Russia (27,350).