Chronicle for 1968

On 19  March the permanent Bela­rusian representative at the United Nations H. Čarnuščanka signed the international treaty on political, social and cultural rights which was adopted by the General Assembly in Decem­ber  1966... On  10  June the head of the Bela­rusian delegation at the United Na­tions, the Belarusian foreign minister A. Hurynovič gave a lunch in honour of the UN secretary general U Thant. Present at the reception were the representatives of Bulgaria, Burma, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Ecua­dor, Hungary, Iraq, Mauretania, Mexico, Poland, Somalia, the Ukraine and the USSR...  A Belarusian delegation, headed by Professor I. Kavaloū, took part in the international conference on the use of cosmic space which opened in Vienna on  14  August...