Belarus is interested in consolidating cooperation with the former Soviet republics, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko stated after receiving credentials from a number of ambassadors.
He pointed out "really strategic" relations with Ukraine. The two Presidents reached a number of important agreements, which will give impetus to the states' socio-economic development.
Receiving the credentials from RA Ambassador Armen Khachatryan, President Lukashenko pointed out friendly bilateral relations. According to him, Belarus is "open to new initiatives aimed at developing trade and economic cooperation, cultural and humanitarian ties with this fraternal and friendly state."
Addressing Georgian Ambassador Georgy Chkheidze, President Lukashenko stated the Belarussian people "has always respected the Georgian working people, its ancient history and great traditions." "Mutual interest in realizing our potential will give powerful impetus to developing bilateral cooperation not only in economy, but also in education, culture, sport, tourism, and other fields," Lukashenko said as quoted by BelaPan.