the News sites have noted that before the crisis in bilateral relations Kravchenko has worked at the Embassy of Belarus in Washington. In 2007 he was the counselor of the Belarusian Embassy, and then – charge d’affaires.

In 2014, Kravchenko returned to Minsk where he became head of the U.S. and Canada, and then American control of the foreign Ministry. For the post of Deputy Minister of the diplomat was appointed three years ago.

in addition, according to a source in the administration of Alexander Lukashenko, on Monday, the President have appointed new ambassadors to the Netherlands, Austria, UK and Kazakhstan.

In the Netherlands to represent the country will be the first Deputy foreign Minister Andrei Yevdochenko and Deputy Minister Andrei Dapkiunas appointed head of mission in Austria. In addition, the Dapkiunas concurrently take the post of Ambassador to Slovenia and will become a permanent representative of the Republic to the international organizations in Vienna and the Organization for security and cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

Former industry Minister Pavel Utyupin will head the Embassy in Kazakhstan and former Minister of Finance Maxim Ermolovich in the United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland. In addition, he was appointed concurrently Ambassador to Ireland.

as for the current Ambassador of Belarus to the UK Sergei Aleinik, he said in the presidential administration, agreed to the position of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs, and the position of the first Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs, is the Ambassador of Belarus in Italy Alexander Guryanov.

As noted by head of the presidential administration Igor Sergeenko, for the posts of heads of Belarusian diplomatic missions “are chosen not only career diplomats, but to well-established managers with experience in the field of international relations”.