MINSK, 7 September (BelTA) — A number of international documents were signed following the talks between Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in Minsk on 7 September, BelTA has learned.
The documents included an intergovernmental framework agreement on economic, trade, cultural, scientific and technical cooperation, an agreement on visa-free travel for holders of diplomatic and service passports. The parties also signed agreements on cooperation in healthcare and education, a memorandum of understanding between the specialized agencies of the two countries on cooperation in agriculture.
An agreement was also signed between the Culture Ministry of Belarus and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Craft Promotion of Equatorial Guinea.
“Today we have laid the groundwork for the future,” the Belarusian head of state assessed the meeting. “We have identified promising areas and directions of partnership development. We have agreed on practical steps to implement the agreements reached, agreed on exchange visits, outlined the legal framework, and set up a joint commission on economic cooperation.”
Aleksandr Lukashenko asked the participants of the signing ceremony not to delay the implementation of the agreements reached.
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Aleksandr Lukashenko