At the same time, he warned that this year will be even more stressful for the republic, setting tasks not only to resist the current situation, but also to increase by five and a half percent, “providing an increase in the physical volumes” of exports. of goods and services.
Urging his colleagues not to relax, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers, quoted by BelTA, emphasized that it is necessary to actively participate in the implementation of Russian federal and regional programs, expand industrial cooperation and create joint ventures.
The Foreign Ministry, Golovchenko stressed, cannot be an external observer in matters of trade union integration. “The Russian side links the implementation of a series of agreements with the implementation of 28 allied programs, so the Foreign Ministry must take an active part in this process,” he demanded.
The Prime Minister added that the Eurasian Economic Union also continues to be an important area of work. In this sense, he clarified that it is necessary to interact in the most efficient way possible on all platforms with integration partners, strengthening economic and cooperation ties abroad.
Another priority in the work of diplomacy was the development of cooperation with the countries of the far arc. The prime minister set himself the task that high-level visits to these countries become regular and full of real projects. In addition, on the multilateral track, efforts should be concentrated on the implementation of the task of the head of state on the accelerated entry of Belarus into the SCO.
During the meeting, Golovchenko explained that, in general, there are no particular complaints about the information work being carried out by the Foreign Ministry. At the same time, he believes that it is necessary to strengthen the activities of foreign missions in this area, demanding the use of all available channels and platforms of international organizations “in order to clearly communicate the position of the Republic of Belarus on the international agenda.” “