VIP guests from many countries are expected at the opening ceremony of the 2nd European Games in Minsk. According to the Foreign Ministry of Belarus, a number of delegations plan to participate in the opening ceremony at the high and highest levels. Among them are the presidents of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia, the chairman of the Presidium of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the chairman of the government of the Russian Federation, the head of the Chechen Republic. In addition to athletes from 50 states, more than a thousand journalists and numerous guests, presidents and general secretaries of more than 40 NOCs from European countries, representatives of international and European sports federations are planning to take part in the games.