Telephone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko held a telephone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on 10 January.

    The heads of state discussed a wide range of issues on the international, bilateral and domestic agendas.

    Belarus and China will mark an important date in the history of bilateral cooperation, 30 years of diplomatic relations. In this regard, the leaders exchanged greetings and discussed in detail the projects currently underway and opportunities for expanding cooperation in many areas. The parties agreed to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation between the countries and promote the Chinese-Belarusian comprehensive strategic partnership to achieve new results.

    China and Belarus effectively cooperate in multilateral organizations and firmly support each other in protecting their core interests, which reflects the strategic value of Chinese-Belarusian cooperation.

    Touching upon the current international agenda, the Belarusian president and the president of China exchanged views on the situation in Kazakhstan. Aleksandr Lukashenko informed his counterpart about the activities of the CSTO peacekeeping forces in that country and the results of the special session of the CSTO Collective Security Council.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko and Xi Jinping also touched upon the combat against the COVID-19 pandemic and cooperation in the humanitarian sector.