The head of the Belarusian state received credentials from ambassadors of 9 countries. The diplomats represent the EU states, the Latin American region, Africa, and the Arab world. Developing contacts in trade, investment and energy efficiency is planned with Denmark, as well as strengthening partnership with Spain. One of the priorities of Belarusian foreign policy in the Latin-American region is the development of cooperation with Brazil. The emphasis is made on increasing the turnover and the creation of joint ventures. Our country is ready to assist in the speedy restoration of Yemen by ensuring supplies of everything necessary. Expanding cooperation in the agro-industrial sector, healthcare, defense, personnel training are areas of focus with the countries of West Africa.