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Belarus outlines its position on UNCTAD priorities

MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus outlined its position on the priorities of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) at the 14th session of the organization in Nairobi (Kenya), BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

A delegation of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the session on 17-22 July. Belarus' representative was elected Vice Chairman of the Conference.

“The Belarusian delegation outlined the country's position on the priorities of the work of the UNCTAD, among which are the strengthening of the regional integration in order to promote sustainable development and economic growth, taking into account the interests of middle-income countries, and also the facilitating of the accession to the WTO,” the press service noted.

The session defined the mandate and priorities of further work of the UNCTAD in the area of trade and development and interrelated issues of investment, technology and finance, taking into account the internationally agreed sustainable development goals.