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Political Dialogue

Diplomatic relations between Belarus and Ireland were established on 27 March 1992.

The Republic of Belarus attaches great importance to the development of interaction with Ireland, considering this country as a potentially important political partner.

On 25 October 2010 the Ambassador of Ireland to the Republic of Lithuania, Ambassador of Ireland to the Republic of Belarus with concurrent accreditation HE Mrs. Philomena Murnaghan presented her Credentials to the President of the Republic of Belarus HE Mr. Alexander Lukashenko.

On 26 March 2013 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Ireland with concurrent accreditation HE Mr. Sergei Aleinik presented his Credentials to the President of Ireland HE Dr Michael D. Higgins.

On 7-9 July 2013, HE Alena Kupchyna, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus paid a working visit to the Republic of Ireland. During the visit Deputy Minister A.Kupchina had meetings with Ms Lucinda Creighton MP, Minister of State for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland,  during which consultations between Foreign Ministries of Belarus and Ireland took place. Deputy Minister A.Kupchyna also had meetings with Ms. G. Nason, Secretary General, EU Department, Office of the Prime Minister of Ireland, as well as with  Mr. Pat Breen, MP, Chairman of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs and Trade Joint Committee. In the course of the meetings, the parties discussed a broad range of issues of bilateral cooperation between Belarus and Ireland, as well as  collaboration between Belarus and the EU.

On May 30, 2016 during a working visit to Ireland the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Ireland Sergei Aleinik met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, Charles Flanagan, TD.