Young diplomats of Belarus and Russia signed a memorandum on cooperation today in Minsk. This meeting of representatives of youth and veterans' structures of the Foreign Ministry of Belarus and Russia is timed to the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus stressed the need to preserve and develop close bilateral ties between the countries in various fields. Vladimir Makei also mentioned that on May 30 Moscow will host a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Union State.