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About the Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus is a republican body of governance reporting to the Government of the Republic of Belarus.

The Foreign Ministry of Belarus pursues a public policy in the sphere of international relations and coordinates our country’s international political and economic activity in line with the Charter (in Russian) on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, enacted by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus.
The Foreign Ministry is composed of a central office, Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad, as well as Information Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Centre for Marketing and Price Study”.
The Foreign Ministry is responsible for the sphere of international relations. Its' mission is to promote the rights and interests of the Republic of Belarus on the international arena; ensure the exercise of rights of Belarusian citizens and organizations abroad; provide favorable conditions for advancing our economic interests abroad; collect information and study the conditions and tendencies in international development; draft regulations on the foreign-policy and foreign-economic course of the Republic of Belarus, etc.
The Foreign Ministry also coordinates cooperation between local and foreign governmental bodies, international organizations and intergovernmental institutions; organizes and participates in the visits of state and government delegations of the Republic of Belarus abroad; negotiates with the representatives of foreign countries, international organizations and intergovernmental institutions; contributes to organizing international forums both in Belarus and abroad, etc.

Belarus maintains diplomatic relations with 183 countries of the world and is represented on the international arena by foreign missions in 56 countries or in more than 90, if including non-resident Ambassadors.

52 foreign Embassies, 3 Embassy Offices, 2 Trade Missions, 8 Consulars and 39 Honorary Consuls, 14 Missions of International Organizations and 71 Foreign Diplomatic Missions with concurrent accreditation from Moskow, Vilnius and Warsaw are represented in Belarus.

The Republic of Belarus is a party to more than 4 thousand international treaties including 2 750 bilateral and 1 400 multilateral.

More information about foreign policy of Belarus, our relations with key foreign partners and our membership in international organizations can be found in relevant sections of this website.

Belarusian Diplomatic Missions abroad

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