Belarusian foreign minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly today at the age of 64.
“His sudden death came the day after he met with the Pope’s envoy Ante Jozić amid speculation they were discussing a secret peace plan over the war in Ukraine,” Daily Mail reports.
Makei was due tomorrow and Monday to host Vladimir Putin’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov in Minsk.
The Russian foreign minister’s spokesperson said he was ‘shocked’ at his passing.
— Reuters (@Reuters) November 26, 2022