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Ambassador Sergei Aleinik payed a working visit to the Vatican

7 – 10 January 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Great Britain and concurrently to the Holy See Sergei Aleinik is paying a working visit to the Vatican.
The Ambassador attended the New Year's audience with Pope Francis for the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See and had a brief conversation with the Pontiff.
During the visit, Ambassador Aleinik met with State Secretary of  the Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary for Relations with States of the Secretariat of State of the Vatican Archbishop Paul Gallagher. The parties discussed further development of bilateral cooperation, cooperation within international organizations, as well as exchanged their views on the situation in the region.
The Ambassador also met with Prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library Cesare Pasini to discuss cultural cooperation.