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22 Jun 2017
CEI foreign ministers coordinate cooperation priorities for 2018-2020 CEI foreign ministers coordinate cooperation priorities for 2018-2020
Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told a press conference. According to the minister, one of the themes discussed at the meeting was the prospects of the CEI further reforming with a view to better adjusting the organization to new challenges in the region...
22 Jun 2017
Belarus promises maximum effort to promote resolution of common economic, social problems in CEI Belarus promises maximum effort to promote resolution of common economic, social problems in CEI
“Belarus views its CEI presidency as an opportunity to step up the participation of our country in the European integration processes with a focus on the economic aspect," Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said at a press conference summing up the results of the Meeting of the CEI Ministers for Foreign Affairs in Minsk...
22 Jun 2017
Belarus’ CEI presidency viewed as additional opportunity to improve understanding with EU Belarus’ CEI presidency viewed as additional opportunity to improve understanding with EU
“We view our presidency as a unique opportunity for Belarus to effectively engage in the European integration processes," Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with the ministers of foreign affairs of the CEI member states...

Speeches & Interviews rss

23 Jun 2017
Belarus, Russia starting consultations on mutual recognition of visas Belarus, Russia starting consultations on mutual recognition of visas
“It is likely to require some professional, technical, and expert consultations that we are now starting. When we reach the final agreement, we will make a considerable leap towards the common migration and visa space"...
23 Jun 2017
Belarusian military training internationally recognized as effective Belarusian military training internationally recognized as effective
The defense minister said that the national military school develops vigorously and is sufficient for training personnel for all tiers of the national military security system. The Belarusian military school has been recognized internationally as effective...
23 Jun 2017
Decision on promotion of entrepreneurship to be adopted at presidential level in Belarus Decision on promotion of entrepreneurship to be adopted at presidential level in Belarus
“We should discuss this matter and adopt a decision at the level of the president. This matter is being dealt with. As far as I know, Valery Mitskevich is monitoring the progress. I know that the government has considered these matters. We should hold a session at the level of the president and adopt a corresponding decision”...

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23 Jun 2017
Film about BELARUS tractors wins grand prix of international festival in United States
The Breadwinner video about the Belarusian tractor was recognized as the best among 2,000 entries from more than 50 countries. The film tells a story about the life of the tractor BELARUS working in different countries. The protagonists of the video are real farmers, for whom the tractor has become the main partner in the work and family breadwinner...
22 Jun 2017
Chizhovka Arena to host Belarus-United States Fed Cup final
The matches for the prestigious trophy will be held in 11-12 November. On the way to the final, Belarus beat the teams of the Netherlands and Switzerland...
22 Jun 2017
Delegations from Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia attend Day of Remembrance events in Brest
Twenty-two official delegations have arrived in Brest. The guests attended a commemoration event at the Ceremonial Square to mark the 76th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War and watched historical reenactment of the defense of the Brest Fortress...
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UNESCO heritage sites in Belarus, Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace

The famous Belarusian landmarks associated with the influential dynasties, remarkable events and mysterious legends celebrate important milestones of their modern history this year. Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace and Park Ensemble were added to UNESCO's World Heritage List 15 and 10 years ago respectively. Today these gems of Belarusian architecture attract more and more tourists from different countries… Photos of Mir Castle and Nesvizh Palace taken in autumn 2015 are available in our gallery. The video by Pavel Kuzmin gives a bird's eye view of the landmarks.