State President Truong Tan Sang on Jan. 24 sent a message of congratulations to his Belarus counterpart President Alexander Lukashenko on the occasion of the 20 th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung extended his greetings to Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh passed on his congratulations to Foreign Minister Sergey Martynov/.