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Belgium urged to limit contact because of rising cases COVID-19

The Belgian authorities urged residents to limit contact amid rising cases COVID-19 in the country, said Monday the Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes at a press conference in Brussels following the meeting of the national security Council.

Under the new rules, which take effect from Wednesday, the social circle of a family living under one roof, is reduced from 15 to five. "We are talking about close communion, when social distance is not respected," the Minister explained. According to her, these limitations do not apply to children under 12 years of age.

The new Ambassador of Belgium will arrive in Russia in late summer, the Embassy said

The Ambassador of Belgium Jean-Arthur Resibo completing his mission in Russia, he was replaced in late summer by mark Michelsen, who held the position of Director for security policy Ministry of foreign Affairs of the country, told RIA Novosti at the Belgian Embassy in Moscow.

"Ambassador Jean-Arthur Reibo at the end of the summer will be succeeding mark Michelsen," said the Embassy.

Vershinin discussed with the representative of the foreign Ministry of Belgium, the middle East

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin discussed by telephone with the Director General for political Affairs Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belgium Axel Kenes, a number of international issues and regional problems in light of their consideration in the UN Security Council, including the middle East settlement and the situation with the Treaty on open skies, said the Russian foreign Ministry.

As have informed in the Russian foreign Ministry, the telephone conversation was initiated by the Belgian side.