Belarus–Denmark relations

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Belarus-Denmark relations

Denmark

Belarus

Belarus–Denmark relations refers to the current and historical relations between Belarus and Denmark. Belarus is represented in Denmark, through its embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.[1] Denmark is represented through its embassy in Moscow, Russia.[2] Denmark, together with Norway recognized and established relations with Belarus on January 14, 1992.[3] Both countries are members of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and Denmark is a full member of Council of Europe while Belarus is an official candidate.

Assistance

From 1990 to 2003, Denmark assisted Belarus with 108 million DKK.[4] Denmark assists Belarus with democratic development, civil society, and free media, and to prevent human trafficking.[5] On 28 January 2009, a meeting with Belarusian and Danish NGO was held, interesting in expanding cooperation between Belarus Denmark.[6]

Trade

In 2008, the trade between Belarus and Denmark was $116 million. Belarusian exports amounted $19 million. Danish exports amounted $96 million.[7][8] In 2009, the trade amounted $118 million.[9] Denmark has invested in 21 Belarusian enterprises. On 29 January 2009, a delegation from both countries, discussed trade and economic relations between the two countries.[10]

References

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  3. "Belarusian relations with Denmark and Norway". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Danish Bilateral Assistance Commitments to recipient countries in the Central and Eastern Europe 1990-2003". Archived from the original on October 4, 2011. Retrieved 8 June 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  6. "Perspectives of Belarusian-Danish cooperation". Euro Belarus. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Foreign Ministries of Belarus and Denmark held consultations". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "On Cooperation Between Belarus and Denmark in Sphere of Investment Protection". Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Belarus). Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Minsk to host Belarusian-Danish ministerial consultations 1 October". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 30 September 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Belarus, Denmark discuss trade and economic cooperation". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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