Belarus on an official visit is going to visit Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Syrian Ambassador to Belarus Farouk Taha said it would happen "soon."
In early June, the Syrian foreign minister has visited Belarus Sergei Martynov, who had held preliminary talks with Bashar al-Assad. It was noted that the visit of the Syrian leader in Minsk will be prepared a list of specific bilateral projects to be implemented in various areas, including engineering, agriculture, education and tourism.
And at the end of June in Minsk with a parliamentary delegation met Syria Alexander Lukashenko. He reminded the guests that one of his first foreign visits to the rank of president was just a trip to Syria. Second time, Lukashenko visited Damascus in autumn 2008, where he had long talks with Bashar al-Assad. Now, in response to expected to visit the Syrian leader.