INA - SOURCES
The Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei has died at the age of 64, the country's foreign ministry said on Saturday.
"Vladimir Makei, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, has suddenly passed away today," the Foreign Ministry said in its official Facebook account.
The post didn't provide more details about the circumstances surrounding the foreign minister's death.
Makei was born in 1958 in the Belarusian region of Grodno. He had been in the post since August 2012, according to his official bio on the foreign ministry's website.