Venezuela, Belarus renew comprehensive cooperation agreements


Caracas, 05 Oct. AVN.- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his Belarussian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko signed new comprehensive cooperation agreements in the areas of energy, agro-industry, infrastructure, science and technology, and shared development on Thursday in Minsk, capital and largest city of Belarus.

The information was released by Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza via Twitter.

"Extraordinary meeting between presidents Nicolas Maduro and Aleksandr Lukashenko. A new comprehensive step between Venezuela and Belarus," he said in another message on Thursday.

He reaffirmed that these ties of cooperation are based on encouraging the real economy with a view to strengthening the exchange of experiences in the field of energy, agriculture and housing construction, "towards the realization of the Binational Roadmap," he said in another message.

President Nicolas Maduro is carrying out an international tour this week to consolidate economic and trade relations with Algeria, Russia, Belarus and Turkey.

In Russia, the president held a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Moscow to strengthen diplomatic ties and strengthen the strategic relations of both nations. He also attended the Russian Energy Week Forum 2017.

His first stop was in Algeria, where Maduro met with authorities of that country to reaffirm ties of friendship and cooperation with a view to consolidating bilateral relations.

05/10/2017 - 10:59 am