New Delhi [India]July 3 (ANI): Foreign Minister Jaishankar extended his best wishes to the Government and people of Belarus on Independence Day on Monday.
Jaishankar said on his official Twitter: “Congratulations to Foreign Minister Sergey Aleinik and the government and people of Belarus on the occasion of Independence Day.”
Earlier on June 30, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko took part in a solemn meeting marking Independence Day, according to an official statement issued by the Belarusian Presidential Office.
Relations between India and Belarus have always been warm and friendly, and India was one of the first countries to recognize Belarus as an independent state in 1991. Formal diplomatic relations were established between the two countries and an Indian diplomatic mission was established in Minsk in 1992.
In April this year, Federal Defense Minister Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Gennadievich Khlenin on the sidelines of the SCO Defense Ministers’ Meeting in Delhi.
Rajnath Singh tweeted: “Fruitful discussions were held in New Delhi with Lieutenant General Hernin Viktor Gennadyevich, Defense Minister of Belarus.”
In early December, Indian Ambassador to Belarus Alok Ranjan Jah met Belarusian Foreign Minister Sergey Aleinik and held talks focusing on India’s presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. “
#India@IndiainBelarus Ambassador Sergei Aleinik (FM Sergei #Aleinik) discusses hot issues on the Belarus-India bilateral agenda and interactions within the SCO under #India’s SCO presidency,” Belarus The foreign ministry said in a tweet.
During the meeting, pay close attention to the implementation of various agreements after the eleventh meeting of the Belarus-India Intergovernmental Committee, aiming to further expand cooperation in the fields of trade, economy, science and technology and culture. “
The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the two sides took into account hot issues in Belarus-India relations and interactions within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, taking into account India’s presidency of the SCO. The parties confirmed the mutual interest in strengthening cooperation between Belarus and India. India at all levels. (ANI)
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