(AGENPARL) – MINSK (BELARUS), ven 05 giugno 2020
On June 4, 2020 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Slovak Republic, Igor Leshchenya, met with the Chairman of International Affairs Committee of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, Juraj Blanar.
During the meeting, the exchange of views on the state and prospects for the development of Belarusian-Slovak relations took place.
The interlocutors noted the achieved results of bilateral cooperation, including an active dialogue at the level of governments and ministries, exchange of visits of business delegations, interaction between regions and public organizations, work on joint projects in the field of trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation.
The development of interparliamentary relations is an essential part of this process. Last year, the President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic paid for the first time an official visit to Belarus, the Slovak delegations of the parliamentary friendship group with Belarus met twice with their colleagues in Minsk.
The necessity not only to maintain, but also to develop the achieved results was noted.
In particular, in this context I.Leshchenya informed that a Working group on cooperation with the Parliament of the Slovak Republic had been created in the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.
Taking into account the 75th anniversary of the Victory over fascism celebrated this year, the sides focused on the topic of preserving the memory of the tragedy of the Second World War, the feat of Soviet Warriors Liberators. The interlocutors expressed a common opinion that the memory of the victory over fascism is what should not divide, but unite Belarusians and Slovaks in particular, and all the peoples of Europe as a whole.