Delegation of Belarus participates in the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement

Source: Republic of Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs in English

On July 18-21, 2019 in Caracas the delegation of the Republic of Belarus took part in the Ministerial Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement. The forum was organized by the Venezuelan Presidency of the Organization.

Background Information: The Non-Aligned Movement is an international political union joining 120 member-states which stands for the principles of non-participation in military alliances and promotes joint efforts against unilateral approaches and actions towards developing states on the global stage.
The Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN, Valentin Rybakov, addressed the plenary session of the Ministerial Meeting presenting the position of the Republic of Belarus on the prospects for cooperation of states both within the Non-Aligned Movement and in the context of joint response to external challenges and threats.
During the event, Belarus also made a statement on behalf of the European regional group within the Bureau of the Ministerial Meeting stressing the important role of our country in promoting peace and security in its’ region.

On the margins of the conference, V.Rybakov held bilateral meetings with the delegations from a number of states and high representatives of the host country.
Following the results of the meeting, the states adopted the final document, as well as a declaration in support of the norms and principles of international law and the UN Charter.
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