On November 29, a farewell ceremony will be held in Minsk for the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Volodymyr Makei, who died suddenly at the age of 64 - the official cause of his death has not yet been announced.
This is reported by "European Truth".
Farewell takes place in the capital's House of Officers. The self-proclaimed president of Belarus Oleksandr Lukashenko came to the coffin of the deceased, his press service reported, publishing a photo.
The Belarusian state agency BelTA reported that the farewell ceremony was attended by members of Makei's family and employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Heads of various ministries and departments also arrived.
State Secretary of the Union State Dmytro Mezentsev, CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas, special envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Hungary Peter Staraj, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Andriy Rudenko also came to the ceremony.
Makei will be buried at the Eastern Cemetery of Minsk.
On November 26, it became known about the sudden death of Volodymyr Makei, who worked in the civil service for decades and headed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs under Lukashenka since 2012.
The exact cause of his death was not announced by the official Minsk.