Posted: 16.03.2023 15:04:00

Belarus, Ecuador discuss ways to expand co-operation

Ambassador of Belarus to Russia Dmitry Krutoi has met in Moscow with Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus concurrently Juan Fernando Olguin Flores – as reported in the press service of the Belarusian diplomatic mission


The participants of the meetings discussed ways to expand Belarusian-Ecuadorian liaisons and interaction on multilateral platforms while sharing their views on current international issues. The diplomatic representatives agreed to intensify dialogue in the political, economic and humanitarian spheres, as well as to hold events to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, which Belarus and Ecuador will celebrate in May 2023.

Dmitry Krutoi proposed to the Ecuadorian side the implementation of joint projects in agricultural mechanisation, infrastructure development, mining, bio- and information technologies. He noted that Belarus manufactures a wide range of equipment for various sectors of the economy, drawing attention to the importance of establishing contacts between business circles to give impetus to trade-economic ties.

In turn, the Ecuadorian Ambassador stressed the friendly nature of relations between the two countries, indicating his readiness to promote the growth of mutual trade and expressing interest in continuing collaboration in education and further training of Ecuadorian students in Belarusian universities.

The diplomats reaffirmed the commitment of Belarus and Ecuador to the principles of sovereign equality, non-interference in the internal affairs of states and the peaceful resolution of any conflicts. The Ambassador of Ecuador highly appreciated the efforts of the leadership of the Republic of Belarus aimed at maintaining international peace and security. Dmitry Krutoi and Juan Fernando Holguin Flores agreed to promote Belarusian-Ecuadorian co-operation across all areas.