Johannes Hahn arrives in Minsk, holds talks at Foreign Ministry

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Johannes Hahn arrives in Minsk, holds talks at Foreign Ministry

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Member of the European Commission for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn arrived in Minsk.

His first working meeting in the Belarusian capital was with the Foreign Minister of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, Sputnik reports on Tuesday.

"Makei and Hahn will discuss topical issues of relations between Belarus and the European Union, including prospects for the development of trade, economic and investment cooperation, cooperation in the field of international technical assistance, strengthening of the Belarus-EU political dialogue, as well as other aspects of relations of mutual interest," the Foreign Ministry said.

As it was previously reported by the EU Delegation to Belarus, during his visit to Minsk Hahn will meet with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov. Also, his meetings with representatives of civil society are planned.

This is the third visit of the European Commissioner to Belarus.

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