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11 September 2019

11 September 2019, in the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, had a meeting with the Turkish parliamentary delegation headed by Volkan Bozkir, Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs of the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey.

The two sides exchanged views on topical issues of the development of bilateral relations in various fields.

Vladimir Andreichenko noted in his speech that the Republic of Belarus attaches great importance to deepening cooperation with the Republic of Turkey.

The participants of the meeting paid special attention to issues of trade, economic and investment relations. The sides noted the importance of active involvement of MPs of the two countries in the search and support of joint cooperation projects.


During the meeting the parties also discussed the development of inter-parliamentary dialogue and interaction within the framework of international parliamentary organizations. The Chairman of the House of Representatives thanked the Turkish deputies for their active participation in the conference of the OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group, which was held in April 2019 in Minsk.

The parties noted the effectiveness of the dialogue between the standing commissions on international affairs of the parliaments of Belarus and Turkey, spoke in favor of continuation of cooperation, including coordination of the interaction of other relevant commissions, creation of subcommittees in the field of digital technologies and tripartite working groups with the participation of third countries.

The MPs emphasized the importance of the activity of parliamentary friendship groups, which could give an additional impetus not only to the development of inter-parliamentary, but also to interstate cooperation.


Volkan Bozkir confirmed interest in intensifying inter-parliamentary contacts and thanked the Belarusian side for the invitation to visit the Republic of Belarus. The head of delegation called his first visit to our country as a special honor for Turkish parliamentarians.

Volkan Bozkir conveyed to Vladimir Andreichenko the best wishes from Mustafa Sentop, the Chairman of the Great National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey, as well as an invitation to pay an official visit to Turkey.


From the Belarusian side the meeting was attended by Valery Voronetsky, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives on International Affairs, Sergei Rakhmanov, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic for Foreign Affairs and National Security, Head of the Working Group of the National Council of the Republic of Belarus on Cooperation with the Parliament of the Republic of Turkey, Tatiana Kononchuk, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives on Environment, Natural Resources and Chernobyl Catastrophe, Mikhail Milovanov, member of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives on International Affairs and Vitaly Chudovich, Member of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives on Industry, Fuel-Energy Complex, Transport and Communication.


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