Nina Gurina. Belarus is aimed at the development of good relations with the European Union, But not to the detriment of the partnership with Russia, said Last news on Thursday in Minsk, the foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei.
"We want to have normal relations with the EU within the Eastern partnership and We are building such relationships. But, at the same time, We don't want our involvement has led to the fact that We, exaggeratedly speaking, had a fight with Russia, " He said.
The Minister has noticed that during the Riga summit of the Eastern partnership at the end of may, the Minsk clearly and frankly expressed this position and she, incidentally, was perceived by all participants ".
He believes that the Riga summit was not anti-Russian." maybe someone suggested that It was built in anti-Russian spirit, But that it sounded from the lips of Directors of many delegations, shows the opposite: they campaigned for dialogue with Russia and said that it cannot be excluded from the dialogue, " continued the foreign Minister of Belarus.
"If We want to have a stable and safe Europe, with Russia all just have to talk, and those who have imposed any penalties against Russia ", - noted He.
The project "Eastern partnership" does not provide for the possibility of EU membership, But aimed at political and economic integration of the EU with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.