MINSK, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) has chosen Belarus as the host country for the second European Games, to be held in 2019, local media reported on Friday.
This decision was adopted following a vote in Minsk on Friday.
Belarus received a majority of vote. Now, Belarus needs to set up an organizing committee and compile a plan for the sport forum in close cooperation with the corresponding EOC commissions.
Belarusian President today assured the Acting President of the EOC Janez Kochianchich that his country is ready to hold the European Games.
"Belarus will do everything to ensure that competition was good, mental, and that you will never regret about the decision to hold Games in Belarus", the president stressed.
The first European Games were held in Azerbaijan's capital Baku.