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6 Dec 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia’s Irkutsk Oblast need to find reserves to step up mutual trade Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia’s Irkutsk Oblast need to find reserves to step up mutual trade
“If you find any areas of our development interesting, we are ready not only to come and help you do it, but also work together with you,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed...
5 Dec 2016
High hopes for Belarus-Poland active dialogue High hopes for Belarus-Poland active dialogue
“I have high hopes and I am almost confident that your visit to Belarus will pave the way for the start of the most active dialogue between our countries. We have always lived in friendship and concord. Our main goal is to know our history as accurately as possible and to act in such a way so that we would not be blamed for ignoring the historical past and lessons,” said the Belarusian leader...
2 Dec 2016
Distinguished Belarusians awarded for labor achievements in 2011-2016 Distinguished Belarusians awarded for labor achievements in 2011-2016
“We summed up the results of the five-year period at the Belarusian People’s Congress. On the whole, Belarus has made tangible progress in its development in this period. And the people doing their best every day to multiply the wellbeing of our country have made a big contribution to it,” the head of state said...
1 Dec 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus, Azerbaijan have established strong, fundamental relations Lukashenko: Belarus, Azerbaijan have established strong, fundamental relations
Alexander Lukashenko believes that the past six years were the most progressive years in the relations between Belarus and Azerbaijan. “In this period we have been laying the foundation of the strong, fundamental relations, and I am grateful to you for it,” the head of state said...
29 Nov 2016
Normandy Four ministerial meeting on Ukraine in Minsk Normandy Four ministerial meeting on Ukraine in Minsk
Foreign Ministers Sergei Lavrov, Pavlo Klimkin, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Jean-Marc Ayrault have arrived in Minsk to participate in the talks...
29 Nov 2016
Lukashenko, Rasizade discuss Belarus-Azerbaijan relations development Lukashenko, Rasizade discuss Belarus-Azerbaijan relations development
The sides paid special attention to the implementation of arrangements which were reached during the official negotiations of the presidents of Belarus and Azerbaijan. Before the meeting with Artur Rasizade the head of state visited the Heydar Aliyev Center which was founded in accordance with the decree of Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev...
28 Nov 2016
Belarus, Azerbaijan confirm interest in rapid advancement of cooperation Belarus, Azerbaijan confirm interest in rapid advancement of cooperation
Reads the joint statement released by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev after negotiations in Baku. The sides have confirmed their mutual interest in continuing vigorous interstate cooperation across the board for the sake of bolstering the living standards of the two nations...
28 Nov 2016
Belarus, Azerbaijan sign documents on cooperation in various areas Belarus, Azerbaijan sign documents on cooperation in various areas
Relevant agreements, cooperation development programs and protocols were signed following the talks between Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan in Baku...
28 Nov 2016
Lukashenko: Azerbaijan can rely on Belarus as the closest friend Lukashenko: Azerbaijan can rely on Belarus as the closest friend
"We have no closed topics. We are working on all fronts and will continue to cooperate in all areas. Our cooperation is not aimed against anyone. We are open in discussing the most pressing issues of our time,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
25 Nov 2016
Slovakia thanked for contribution to improvement of Belarus-EU relations Slovakia thanked for contribution to improvement of Belarus-EU relations
“I know what the position of your country was when there was a serious misunderstanding in Europe about Belarus’ policy, about the life in the country and our work. Your country communicated the information about the true situation in Belarus to the EU leadership,” the head of state said. He stressed: “You have done a lot to help normalize the relations with the EU. I am very grateful to you for this”...
24 Nov 2016
Lukashenko demands serious improvement of machine-building Lukashenko demands serious improvement of machine-building
"Low progress is inadmissible. There should be serious improvement,” the President stressed. The President demanded information about the development trends in the global machine-building industry. He wondered if these trends were taken into account in the preparation of the Belarusian strategy...
23 Nov 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia are forced to respond to world crises together Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia are forced to respond to world crises together
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he met with President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. Alexander Lukashenko said he was confident that he and Vladimir Putin would be able to make the right decisions just like they had done before...
22 Nov 2016
Lukashenko gives Slutsk sash, painting to Patriarch Kirill as birthday gift Lukashenko gives Slutsk sash, painting to Patriarch Kirill as birthday gift
“We brought you commemorative gifts,” Alexander Lukashenko said. He explained that Belarus has restored Slutsk sashes, an important element of the country’s cultural heritage. As for the painting, it depicts the church that Patriarch Kirill visited not long ago, the Belarusian head of state noted...
22 Nov 2016
Lukashenko, Putin arrive in Cathedral of Christ the Savior to congratulate Patriarch Kirill Lukashenko, Putin arrive in Cathedral of Christ the Savior to congratulate Patriarch Kirill
Patriarch Kirill celebrated the 70th anniversary on 20 November. The celebrations began on 18 November from the opening of the exhibition Son of the Church...
21 Nov 2016
Lukashenko: Unique opportunity to develop mutually beneficial Belarus-EU cooperation Lukashenko: Unique opportunity to develop mutually beneficial Belarus-EU cooperation
“With the abolition of the EU’s most restrictive measures against Belarus in February 2016, we now have favorable conditions for our relations. We have a unique chance to make them truly mutually beneficial for the benefit of economic development, for the benefit of the peoples of our countries,” the President said...
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