Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son (right) and Belarusian Deputy FM Mikalai Barysevich

Son welcomed the Belarusian official’s visit to Vietnam to co-chair a political consultation at the deputy ministerial level between the two ministries, affirming that Vietnam always attaches great importance to and wishes to develop the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation with Belarus. He appreciated Belarus’s granting medical equipment and supplies to support Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19 last December.

Barysevich expressed his pleasure to visit Vietnam on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic relations (January 24, 1992 - 2022). He appreciated and congratulated Vietnam on fulfilling its role of a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure, while emphasizing Belarus's desire to promote cooperation with Vietnam in the fields of defense, security, economics, trade, investment, education - training, culture, and local cooperation.

At the reception

Regarding cooperation at international forums, the Vietnamese minister thanked Belarus for its support in the past time, and expressed his belief that the two countries will continue to cooperate closely in, and contribute actively to maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world.

Source: VNA