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Lukashenko receives credentials of 12 ambassadors, EU representative

MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko received credentials of 12 ambassadors and a new head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. The solemn ceremony took place at the Palace of Independence on 12 September, BelTA informs.

Aleksandr Lukashenko received credentials od ambassadors of Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, Guatemala, Germany, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Russia, Tanzania, Croatia, Switzerland, Ethiopia and the European Union.

“I sincerely hope that you, just like your predecessors, will find a place for Belarus in your hearts. I hope that you will open new culture, perhaps, will find something close and harmonious with the traditions of your peoples here. You will see that kind, open and tolerant people live here,” the president said.

According to the head of state, Belarus pursues an open, peace-loving and multi-faceted foreign policy. The country is prepared for close and mutually beneficial cooperation with all foreign partners regardless of their political influence, geographic location and economic potential.

In his words, every diplomat will have a significant influence on the nature of relations between states and on the level of mutual trust and understanding. “The focus on tangible results in bilateral cooperation will get a sincere response and support in our country. I am convinced that you are capable of finding new ways and opportunities for it,” the president emphasized.