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Ambassador of Belarus S.Aleinik visits Vatican


On January 7-10, 2019 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the United Kingdom and the Holy See non-resident, Sergei Aleinik, visited the Vatican.

The Ambassador of Belarus attended the New Year's audience with Pope Francis for the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See and had a brief conversation with the Pontiff.

During the visit, S.Aleinik met with the State Secretary of  the Holy See, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State of the Vatican, Archbishop Paul Gallagher.

Ambassador of Belarus S.Aleinik  meets the State Secretary of the Vatican, Cardinal P.Parolin

The parties discussed further development of bilateral cooperation, interaction within international organizations, as well as the situation in the region. 

During the meeting with the Prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library, Cesare Pasini, issues of cooperation in the field of culture were discussed.