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On 13 July 2021, Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Valery Mitskevich met with the Iranian parliamentary delegation headed by Deputy of the Islamic Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Head of the Working group on cooperation with the Parliament of the Republic of Belarus Аbolfazl Amouei.
At the meeting, the sides underscored the friendly attitude and closeness of the two countries.
noted that Iran is a traditional partner of the Republic of Belarus, and the Belarusian
parliamentarians value and cherish the friendly ties with their Iranian
colleagues, which are built on mutual trust and common interests.
groups formed in the parliaments of both countries are an engine for the
development of the bilateral inter-parliamentary relations. And there is
already a positive example of their joint work — in May the Chairperson of the
Standing Commission on International Affairs, Head of the Working Group of the
National Assembly of Belarus on cooperation with the Parliament of Iran Andrei
Savinykh met with the Chairperson of the Commission of National Security and
Foreign Policy of the Islamic Parliament of Iran Mojtaba Zonnour and Head of
the Working Group on cooperation with the Parliament of Belarus Аbolfazl Amouei
in a videoconference format.
The Iranian MP
praised the level of contacts between the two countries in the political and
international spheres, noting that “today, in view of some countries’ attempts
to interfere in the internal affairs of Belarus, we should cooperate even more
than before”. According to Amouei, it is necessary to intensify relations in
the economic, trade and investment spheres through the search for new
opportunities and areas for cooperation.
The delegation will visit the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus, the Great Stone Industrial Park, the Minsk Automobile Plant, the Belarusian National Technical University, including the Polytechnic Science and Technology Park, and the Minsk City Technopark to get acquainted with the industrial and innovation potential of Belarus.
The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Working Group of the National Assembly of Belarus on cooperation with the Iranian Parliament Andrei Savinykh and its members: Deputy Irina Ryneiskaya and Senator Yury Derkach, as well as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Islamic Republic of Iran Dmitry Koltsov.