On March 26, 2020 upon the initiative of the Belarusian side, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, had a telephone conversation with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Lavrov.
Taking into account the decisions taken by Russia on 25 March to suspend regular and charter air service from Russian airports, Belarus has asked not to differentiate between citizens of the two countries during repatriation missions.
The Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry assured that Russia would do its best to help all Belarusians and Russians who currently found themselves in a difficult situation.
The sides agreed to continue clear regular interaction between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries in order to address emerging pressing issues.
The Embassies of Russia and Belarus will remain in close contact to provide assistance to citizens of both countries.