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23 Mar 2017
Lukashenko stresses need for continuous dialogue with EU bodies Lukashenko stresses need for continuous dialogue with EU bodies
The President emphasized that Europe has been living with the current political system for several centuries. “Belarus is too young to operate at your level. It is important to realize that every state has its specific features; therefore, all the issues related to politics, diplomacy, democracy should be viewed through the specific prism of a certain state, including our state”...
22 Mar 2017
Belarus marks 74th anniversary of Khatyn tragedy with commemorative event Belarus marks 74th anniversary of Khatyn tragedy with commemorative event
“Today Khatyn is not just a memorial to one of the Belarusian villages out of thousands that were burned by the Nazis during the war. It is a monument to all peaceful citizens of Belarus who perished in those terrible years,” director of Khatyn Memorial Artur Zelsky said...
20 Mar 2017
Lukashenko approves concept of Belarus-Russia joint army exercise West 2017 Lukashenko approves concept of Belarus-Russia joint army exercise West 2017
The army exercise is scheduled for September 2017. It will be the final stage in the joint training of the Belarusian and Russian armed forces in 2017. Following the resolution of the heads of state, such army exercises are held once in two years in one of the two countries. The forthcoming exercise will focus on the training and deployment of army units (armed forces) for the protection of the military security of the Union State...
17 Mar 2017
Belarusian school wins ENO Treelympics 2016 tree planting competition Belarusian school wins ENO Treelympics 2016 tree planting competition
The Finnish organizers of the contest have recently announced the results of the tree planting competition ENO Treelympics 2016: 623 schools from all over the world planted 3.2 million trees, 2.2 million of which were planted by the Belarusian participants. Turkey took the second place with 840,000 trees...
17 Mar 2017
Belarus interested in Kazakhstan’s government reforms Belarus interested in Kazakhstan’s government reforms
“I observe, analyze, and study the results of activities (especially the activities of recent months) of your supreme authorities and, first of all, the President. This experience is very useful for us,” the head of state said. “Indeed, we study your experience in a very serious and attentive way"...
16 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus, Stavropol Krai have big potential for boosting bilateral trade Lukashenko: Belarus, Stavropol Krai have big potential for boosting bilateral trade
“Another promising area is innovation. Belarusian scientists are ready to take part in the projects of their colleagues from Stavropol Krai in robotic science and resource saving, geoinformatics and geophysics, microbiology and biotechnology,” the head of state said. “We are open for the comprehensive dialogue”...
16 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus committed to OSCE basic principles Lukashenko: Belarus committed to OSCE basic principles
"We will show once again that the prejudiced opinions that existed and still exist in the West are groundless. We will also show that Belarus is a European country. Human rights, the rule of law and democracy are as important here as in other European states, including in the European Union,” Alexander Lukashenko stressed...
15 Mar 2017
Belarus ready to step up mutually beneficial investment cooperation with Belgium Belarus ready to step up mutually beneficial investment cooperation with Belgium
"We would be happy if the Belgian government supported its investors, or at least kept us advised on which investors we could work with. The most important thing for us is to find good and reliable investors. Bearing this in mind, we are ready to work with you,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
15 Mar 2017
3D heart copy first used by Belarusian surgeons 3D heart copy first used by Belarusian surgeons
The heart model used during the surgery was an accurate replica of a human heart. The model was created on the basis of the contrast-enhanced computer tomography (CT) data, which means that doctors processed the CT data of the particular patient and then created an individual 3D model...
15 Mar 2017
Lukashenko sends Constitution Day greetings to Belarusian people Lukashenko sends Constitution Day greetings to Belarusian people
“Today we can be confident in our future and understand that our concerted efforts, unity and creative energy predetermine the development and prosperity of the Fatherland,” the message of greetings reads...
13 Mar 2017
Lukashenko promises further support to Belarusian IT sector Lukashenko promises further support to Belarusian IT sector
Alexander Lukashenko assured that state will continue providing assistance, including by passing necessary legal acts regulating the operation of organizations in this segment of the economy. At the same time, he emphasized that the transparency and legitimacy of doing business processes and taxation regulations are among the main requirements...
10 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus’ law enforcement system should be most effective Lukashenko: Belarus’ law enforcement system should be most effective
"Requirements to the country’s law enforcement system will be getting tougher. This is an open secret. It should be as effective and optimal as possible. The law enforcement sector cannot stay aside from the processes taking place in the country in general,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
9 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Global integration is getting replaced with national interests Lukashenko: Global integration is getting replaced with national interests
“Belarus is an open country and an export-oriented one. This is why we have to take into account the new trends and promptly respond to them. On the whole, the drive towards prioritizing national interests matches our intentions, too. It is a fact. We keep in touch with the global trends. However, there is a negative side to the process. It is getting more difficult to sell our products and services on markets of other countries"...
7 Mar 2017
Lukashenko presents state awards, general’s shoulder boards Lukashenko presents state awards, general’s shoulder boards
The head of state remarked that the meeting has symbolically united two popular holidays – the Day of Fatherland Defenders and the Armed Forces and Women’s Day. “The meeting is attended by army officers and those whom they should protect – our wonderful women, representatives of the most peaceful and creative professions in the world”...
6 Mar 2017
Belarus president calls for more effort to popularize national accomplishments Belarus president calls for more effort to popularize national accomplishments
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he visited the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus. “On my way here I was thinking that mass media pay very little attention to these accomplishments,” said the head of state during conversation between the President and representatives of the culture and art community ...
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