Every dispute to be solved through calm dialogue
Belarus’ Foreign Minister, Vladimir Makei, takes part in 2nd round of informal ministerial Eastern Partnership dialogues, hosted by Tbilisi from February 12th-13th
“At the plenary session, the head of the Belarusian delegation spoke of EaP principles, which should take into account the interests of all member states, applying ideas to real projects. Belarus has made a number of proposals regarding preparations for the Vilnius Summit, including listing the most strategic projects and ways of strengthening the EaP business dimension,” notes the Foreign Ministry.
Mr. Makei met the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, thanking him for Georgia’s support of Belarus within the international arena, including within the Eastern Partnership. They discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to Belarusian-Georgian bilateral co-operation.
Mr. Makei also met the European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Fьle, and the Deputy Secretary General for the European External Action Service, Helga Schmid. He spoke in favour of regulating all Belarusian-European disputes via calm dialogue, without dictation or external pressure. He also emphasised that Belarus’ further involvement in European integration processes must meet the interests of both Belarus and the European Union.