Belarus and Egypt have agreed to advance each other’s foreign trade interests in the economic unions the countries belong to, says the joint declaration signed by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Taking into account the overall drive towards stronger Belarusian-Egyptian relations, the sides have decided to take mutually beneficial cooperation to the next level. In particular, the countries have agreed to work together on signing the agreement on free trade between the Eurasian Economic Union and its member states and Egypt. Belarus and Egypt will mutually support each other in advancing their foreign trade interests in the economic associations, of which the two countries are members. Today Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to take part in the opening ceremony of the Belarusian-Egyptian business forum in Cairo. After the official events in Cairo the Belarus President will travel to Sudan.