During the interview, Inal Ardzinba told about the results of the negotiations between the President of the Republic of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania and the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, held on February 21, 2023 in Minsk.
"Our task is to comprehensively develop relations with the Republic of Belarus," the Minister of Foreign Affairs said live on the Russia 24 TV channel.
The Foreign Minister of Abkhazia noted: "We are creating a synergistic effect from our economic cooperation and we hope that this will affect the quality of life of our fellow citizens."
In addition, the Minister stressed that contracts are already being signed for the supply of the famous Abkhazian wine to the Republic of Belarus.
Other commodity items that are produced in the Republic of Abkhazia are also considered. In addition, it is planned to implement joint investment projects with the Republic of Belarus in the field of tourism.
In an interview with Russia 24, the head of the Foreign Ministry said: "Integration processes have intensified. We are actively monitoring how the Union State is developing effectively, and we look to the future very positively."
Inal Ardzinba also noted:
“Our main task is to strengthen our sovereignty! We see in the integration associations the potential for us to strengthen our state sovereignty, which is the result of the centuries-old struggle of our people for freedom. This is the embodiment of historical justice for our people, and the Russian Federation is helping us here.”