“This is a big loss for the Belarusian foreign policy bloc.

The man defended the interests of the country at all levels.

I have always stood for the development of the Union State and everything related to the joint actions of our Foreign Ministry and the Belarusian one.

For all the people who knew him and worked with him, this is a great loss,” the parliamentarian said.

Earlier, BelTA, citing Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Glaz, said that Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei had died.

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has already expressed his condolences on the death of Makei.