Minsk has signed the Paris Declaration to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The document was signed within the framework of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultation on Expanding Access to Affordable and Quality Assured Medicines. One of key events of the forum was signing a joint statement by the UNAIDS, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, the Stop TB Partnership, the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry and other countries of the region. The Minsk agreements are designed to reaffirm commitment of all the member countries to improve access to medicines to treat severe infectious diseases. A series of bilateral meetings and talks took place on the sidelines of the conference. Many countries showed interest in purchasing Belarusian medicines.