Minsk, Nov 2 (IANS) Belarus has reaffirmed its commitment to become a full-fledged member of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei reaffirmed this on Wednesday during a meeting here with the WTO delegation, Xinhua news agency reported.
The Minister put forward a series of proposals on the interaction between Belarus and the WTO Secretariat and member states.
During the meeting, he also shared the vision of the role and capabilities of Belarus as part of the multilateral trading system, the Foreign Ministry said.
The participants exchanged views on the improvement of the effectiveness of the work to promote national interests of Belarus in the framework of its’ accession to the WTO, taking into account Belarus’ participation in integration associations, as well as initiatives coming up from foreign partners participating in the negotiations.
In March 2016, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko instructed the foreign ministry to intensify negotiations on the country’s accession to the WTO.
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