Baku. 11 January. REPORT.AZ/ Belarus lifts a cap on the number of U.S. diplomats allowed in the country, Report informs citing Foreign Policy.
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei informed the U.S. State Department’s top diplomat on Europe, Wess Mitchell, of the decision in a phone call on Thursday, according to two diplomatic sources briefed on the matter.
“It’s a big step. This is the beginning of a thaw,” said one U.S. official.
The publication notes that the decision in part reverses a sharp decline in diplomatic relations between the United States and the government in Belarus.