Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, who is in Minsk to attend the session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS countries, had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei on Friday.
As reported the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Armenian and Belarusian foreign ministers thoroughly touched upon the agenda of the Armenian-Belarusian cooperation in the bilateral and multilateral formats, as well as within the scope of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Eurasian Economic Union and the Commonwealth of Independent States. They also expressed satisfaction with the results of the recent political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries in Minsk.
The parties emphasized the need for actions to expand economic relations and the amounts of trade turnover and set aside high and information technologies, agriculture, food safety and other sectors as the areas of interest.
Touching upon the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Mirzoyan highlighted the importance of a lasting and comprehensive settlement of the conflict under the mandate of the Co-Chairmanship of the OSCE Minsk Group.