Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei during his talk to President Poroshenko expressed his concern about the deteriorating situation in the eastern part of Ukraine and Minsk agreements violation, states president's press office. He said that the Belarusian side is ready to provide necessary assistance in finding a peaceful solution to the situation.
The sides positively rated work of the Intergovernmental Joint Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation, the last meeting of which was held in Chernihiv July 24, 2015.
They had shown interest in further development of cooperation in energy, agriculture, engineering and aviation industries. Special attention was paid to the further deepening of cooperation in the transport and logistics sector. Belarus representative reported on his country's interest in increasing the use of Ukrainian seaports.
They also exchanged views on prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and Belarus in the context of the "Eastern Partnership".