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Belarus
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Official name: REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Governmental system: Republic
Head of State: Alexander Lukashenko
Prime Minister: Andrei Kobyakov
Minister of Foreign Affairs: Vladimir Makey
Date of establishing diplomatic relations: 1994


Political relations:

Visits

- President of R. Belarus Alexander Lukashenko paid a return visit to R. Serbia on 11 and 12 June 2014.
- President of R. Serbia Tomislav Nikolic paid an official visit to the Republic of Belarus in November 2015. During an official visit in March 2013, President of R. Serbia Tomislav Nikolic decorated President of R. Belarus     Alexander Lukashenko with the Order of the Republic of Serbia with a ribbon for merit in developing and consolidating cooperation and friendly relations between Serbia and Belarus.
- President of the NA of RS M.Gojkovic made an official visit to Belarus on 8-10 June 2015.
- FDPM and MFA I. Dacic made an official visit to Belarus on 30 November and 1 December 2014, and on 21 July 2015 he visited Minsk in his capacity as the OSCE Chairman.
- Minister of Defence of RS B.Gasic paid a visit to Belarus on 10-12 November 2014.
- Belgrade Mayor S.Mali visited R. Belarus on 7-9 September 2015.
- MFA of Belarus Vladimir Makey visited R. Serbia at the invitation of MFA Ivan Mrkic on 4-5 July 2013.
- MFA of Belarus V.Makey was in Serbia on 3 and 4 December 2015 to participate in the OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting in Belgrade.
- Minister of Economy of RS Z. Sertic with a delegation visited Minsk from 28-30 March 2016, where he participated in 9th JC session.
- From 28 - 30 June 2016, the cultural and trade event "Days of Belgrade in Minsk" was held, on the occasion of which Mayor of Belgrade S. Mali visited R. Belarus at the invitation of Mayor of Minsk A. Sorec.
  
Economic relations:

In the first nine months of 2016, the value of trade amounted to EUR 55.72 million (exports amounting to EUR 20.90 million - a drop of 18.71%, and imports to EUR 34.82 million - a decline of 20.49% compared to the same period of 2015).
Serbia and Belarus have signed the Free Trade Agreement, enabling unrestricted joint placement of goods on the markets of Russia and Kazakhstan.

Bilateral agreements