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Senior Russian and Belarusian officials discuss bilateral cooperation

Moscow, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Presidential Administration of Belarus, Dmitri Krutoi, met in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss bilateral cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed on Tuesday.

Krutoi and Lavrov met on the occasion of the end of the former’s diplomatic mission in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry wrote on its official Telegram channel.

The two officials discussed current issues of Belarusian-Russian cooperation, highly appreciated the results achieved on the path of inter-ministerial cooperation, outlined promising areas of work and agreed to continue the contacts, the report says.

Lavrov presented Krutoi with the award “For Contribution to International Cooperation.”

Before his appointment at the end of June as head of the Belarusian Presidential Administration, Krutoi was the ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to Russia with the rank of deputy prime minister.

When appointing Krutoi to his new position, Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko stressed that he remains responsible for the implementation of all agreements with Russia.