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Belarus discussed with the USA a possibility of improvement of the relations between the countries — Rambler News Service


Photo: Victor of Drachev/TASS of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus had several telephone conversations with State Department of the USA during which the parties discussed issues of improvement of the relations between Minsk and Washington. It was said by the press secretary of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Anatoly Glaz, BelTA tells. "We can confirm the fact of several telephone conversations which took place between the management of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and the U.S. Department of State recently" — Glaz said. He noted that during this talk it was discussed including a possibility of improvement of the Belarusian-American relations, however details of a talk will not be disclosed — according to rules of diplomatic ethics. Earlier Foreign Policy with reference to sources in State Department wrote that telephone conversation between the Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Mackay and the Assistant US Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Wes Mitchell took place on January 10. According to interlocutors of the magazine, Mackay informed Mitchell that Minsk lifted limits for number of the American diplomats in Belarus. The day before the president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko urged not to consider accident if Moscow does not offset to Minsk loss of the budget because of tax maneuver in Russia. According to the Belarusian leader, "if such way of the movement loss of the only ally on the western direction elects the leadership of Russia", then it will be the choice of Moscow. Lukashenko urged to look for other reliable sources which compensate negative points of tax maneuver of Russia.

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