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The diplomatic mission closes down in connection with the decision of the Government of Belarus passed January 4, 2018.

The Consulate General has to be closed before February 23 while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is instructed to take the necessary measures to close the Consulate General.

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The diplomatic mission, located on Lermontovsky Lane, confirmed to UNIAN the report on the Belarus government’s move.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Belarus in Odesa has been operating since 2011.