Aleksandr Lukashenko sends condolences to Columbia President Juan Manuel Santos

    President of the Republic of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent a message of condolences to President of the Republic of Columbia Juan Manuel Santos, the people of Columbia, relatives and friends of renowned Columbian writer, journalist and politician, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

    The message of condolences reads that it is with deep pain and sorrow that people in Belarus  have learned the news about the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The head of state emphasized that the creative work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez which is filled with incredible love, warmth and respect for a person and the Homeland made him world-famous as a great writer and was appreciated by many Belarusian readers.