The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the French Republic in the Republic of Belarus M. Didier Canesse made a fact-finding trip to Brest. Our city became the first one after Minsk visited by the French diplomat who had begun his mission in September, 2016.
On January, 12th M. Didier Canesse visited "Brest" FEZ administration where he got acquainted with conditions and possibilities for French business here, especially taking into account an exit to the EAEU market. The diplomat was also interested in the results of the 20-year-old activity of "Brest" FEZ: whether we considered FEZs to be an effective tool for economy development and what was the reason of lack of investments from France etc. The meeting was attended by the Honorary Consul of the French Republic in Brest Leonid Staetsky.
M. Didier Canesse pointed out, that deepening of cooperation with Belarus was a priority task of his mission. "Favorable political conditions for deepening of our relations have been formed. In the general diplomatic mission to develop our economic and commercial relations is the matter of priority for me. The economic component is very important for my visit to Brest", - the diplomat said.