The reasons for his sudden death are still unknown.
At the age of 64, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus , Volodymyr Makei , a close associate of Alexander Lukashenko, died.
This was reported by the BelTA news agency with reference to the press secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Anatoly Glaz. At this time, the reasons for his sudden death are unknown.
It is believed that Mackay was Lukashenka’s main channel of communication with the West. He was especially closely connected with the Austrian intelligence elites. Also, Makei often carried out delicate tasks of the Kremlin and was considered a master of intrigue. They wrote in the network that Svitlana Tikhanovska is his own project.
Now there are already rumors in the network that Makey could have been poisoned against the background of reports that the Kremlin wants to replace Lukashenka .
Volodymyr Makei: biography
Volodymyr Makei was born in 1958 in Belarus (Hrodna region). He graduated from the Minsk State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages, as well as from the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Austria.
His career began in 1993 with the position of third secretary of the Department of Information and Humanitarian Cooperation. In 1999-2000, he was the head of the All-European Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, in 2000-2008 he worked as an assistant to Alexander Lukashenko, then until 2012 he held the post of head of his administration.
Makei became the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus in August 2012.
Volodymyr Makei – about the war in Ukraine
The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus blamed the West for the war started by Russia against Ukraine. He stated that “the aggravation of contradictions in the European region caused by the irresponsible policy of the West” resulted in large-scale military actions.
He also threatened reprisals against Belarusians fighting on the side of Ukraine against the Russian occupiers: “Participation in this kind of conflict as mercenaries is a criminal act in our country.”
Volodymyr Makei: scandalous news
In 2020, information appeared on the Internet that a close associate of Lukashenka, Volodymyr Makei, had to hide his non-traditional sexual orientation. And Lukashenko knew about it and kept this information as kompromat.