The heads of the Foreign Ministries ofBelarusandBulgariahave discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation.<br>Belarusis interested in close cooperation with the Council of Europe. This was stated by Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei after talks with Bulgarian counterpart Daniel Mitov. The Council of Europe is a respected organization that has considerable expertise in a number of areas.Bulgariais now the chairman of the Council"s Committee of Ministers.<br>Important issues of bilateral cooperation have been discussed at the meeting. In particular, tourism.