Belarus and Peru are on their way to sign an agreement on mutual recognition of diplomas, Anatoly Konkov, Deputy Head of the Department for America – Head of the Department for Latin America of the Foreign Ministry of Belarus, said during a solemn meeting marking Independence Day of Peru.
The event has been organized by the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Peru in Belarus.
The official noted that Belarus and Peru have been developing relations in various areas. In his words, Belarus considers Peru as one of the most important countries in South America which it is eager to develop cooperation with.
The opening of the Honorary Consulate of Peru in Minsk was a good step in this direction that also showed the interest of Peru to develop the dialogue with Belarus.
Belarus intends to expand the trade and economic cooperation with Peru.
The financial crisis has left a lesser impact on that country. “We are going to advance Belarusian products, in particular, BelAZ, MAZ, dump trucks and road-construction vehicles to the Peruvian market. We will continue to import Peruvian seafood and coffee,” Anatoly Konkov said.
The Belarusian side is also interested in developing humanitarian and cultural cooperation with Peru.
The Park Avenue Cafe has been opened in Minsk that offers the Peruvian national cuisine.
Honorary Consul of Peru in Belarus Andrei Schebrov noted that the national holiday of Peru, Independence Day, was celebrated in Minsk for the first time.
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