Belarusian Paper Details Conclusions of Non-Aligned Movement Assembly

Text of report by Belarusian newspaper Sovetskaya Belorussiya on 30 July

Minsk, 30 July: The two-day assembly of the foreign ministers of the Non-Aligned Movement countries ended on 30 July.

The Belarusian Foreign Ministry's press service reported that as a result of the conference a final document was accepted which reflects the Non-Aligned Movement's position on the topical issues of the international agenda. The document includes proposals of the Belarusian party on the necessity to work out a global plan of fighting human traffic, and on the creation of an international mechanism that would guarantee equal overall access to the technologies of alternative and renewable energy resources, as well as other initiatives.

The document of the Non-Aligned Movement condemns the use of unilateral compulsory measures by states in international relations, as well as the practice of adopting politically motivated resolutions concerning the observance of human rights in some countries.

Belarusian Foreign Minister Syarhey Martynaw held negotiations with his Venezuelan colleague Nicolas Maduro and his South African colleague Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma regarding a whole range of bilateral relations between Belarus and these countries, the press service reported.

Belarusian Foreign Minister gave an interview to the leading Iranian information agencies and TV-channels and to the international satellite channel Press TV.

Originally published by Sovetskaya Belorussiya, Minsk, in Russian 30 Jul 08.