Belarus, Iran sign roadmap of comprehensive cooperation until 2026


Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi signed a roadmap of comprehensive cooperation between the countries for 2023-2026 following the talks in Tehran, BelTA has learned.

During the meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Aleksandr Lukashenko assured that Minsk will do everything necessary to implement the agreements. "You can rely on us," the head of state stressed.

The roadmap provides for comprehensive cooperation between Belarus and Iran in the political, economic, consular, scientific and technological avenues and also in education, culture, art, media and tourism.

The agreement on the development of the document was reached during the meeting between Aleksandr Lukashenko and Ebrahim Raisi on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in September 2021.

Following the talks in Tehran, the parties signed an action plan to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belarus and Iran, an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the field of quarantine and plant protection, an agreement on the transfer of sentenced persons for further serving their sentences.

The parties also amended the intergovernmental agreement on international automobile transport of 4 February 1998 in the form of the protocol.

Memorandums of understanding were signed between the Culture Ministry of Belarus and the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, between the co-chairs of the Belarusian-Iranian commission on economic cooperation on trade and between the State Committee for Standardization of Belarus and the Iran National Standards Organization (INSO).

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