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Delegation of Belarus takes part in the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement

The delegation of the Republic of Belarus took part in the Ministerial Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement, which took place on July 18-21 in the city of Caracas.

This high-level international forum was organized and hosted by the Venezuelan side, which serves as the current chairman of the Movement. The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, welcomed the participants of the meeting.

The Non-Aligned Movement is an international political union joining 120 member-states which stands for the principles of non-participation in military alliances and promotes joint efforts against unilateral approaches and actions towards developing states on the global stage.

Valentin Rybakov, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN, spoke at the plenary of the ministerial meeting presenting the position of the Republic of Belarus on the prospects for cooperation of states both within the Non-Aligned Movement and in the context of joint response to external challenges and threats.