25th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States

Newsletter # 29 (683) August 19, 2016
On August 30, 2016 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Design: Tatyana Kuznetsova. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 12. Size of the stamp: 40x28 mm. Sheet composition: 6 (2x3) stamps. Size of the sheet: 106x106 mm. Print quantity: 42.000 stamps.
The stamp was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Face value P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is a regional intergovernmental organization established on December 8, 1991 by the leaders of the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine who signed the Agreement on its creation.
The CIS fosters and strengthens friendship, good neighborliness, interethnic consent, trust, mutual understanding and mutually beneficial cooperation between the states.
The design of the stamp, FDC and special cancellation includes the emblem of the CIS.
No. 1146
25th anniversary of the Commonwealth
of Independent States
Elements of protection

Colour of the postmark — blue.
Special postmark and FDC designed by T.Kuznetsova.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

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