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21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: Sovereignty and security are held sacred in Belarus Lukashenko: Sovereignty and security are held sacred in Belarus
According to the head of state, no one can be allowed to violate these values. “For me, for all those present here and for the vast majority of Belarusian people, stability, security, independence and sovereignty are sacred things. If someone makes an attempt to violate them, we will use the full power of our state,” the president said...
21 Apr 2017
Belarus named example of peace, tolerance, interethnic unity Belarus named example of peace, tolerance, interethnic unity
“Belarus has become an example of peace, tolerance and interethnic unity for everyone. Here, we should be grateful to all religious confessions and national diasporas whose constructive and humanistic approach helps consolidate our society,” the head of state said...
21 Apr 2017
‘Economy of tomorrow’ named Belarus’ top priority ‘Economy of tomorrow’ named Belarus’ top priority
“Our top priority is to build a stable and competitive economy, the economy of tomorrow. This is the basis of our sovereignty. There is plenty of work to be done in this field. But we do not have to start from scratch. Over 25 years of independence Belarus has resolved many complex problems. The potential that we have enables Belarus to keep being resilient even in the most unfavorable times. The last year has proven this”...
20 Apr 2017
Belarus, Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Oblast intend to raise trade to $1bn Belarus, Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod Oblast intend to raise trade to $1bn
“I hope that the Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Administration will support all Belarus’ initiatives,” Alexander Lukashenko said. “Our ties set an example for other regions. Belarus-Russia relations will be just as strong as our interregional ties”...
19 Apr 2017
Lukashenko to deliver State of the Nation Address on 21 April Lukashenko to deliver State of the Nation Address on 21 April
The head of state will deliver the address during the joint session of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic. The speech by the head of state will be broadcast live by the Belarus 1 and Belarus 24 TV channels, and the First National Channel of the Belarusian Radio. The broadcast will begin at 10:00. The televised version of the address will be broadcast by Belarusian TV channels in the evening...
18 Apr 2017
TIBO 2017 officially opens in Minsk TIBO 2017 officially opens in Minsk
“The event has grown large-scale in recent years. Certainly, TIBO in Belarus enjoys a well-deserved reputation among companies and our colleagues in the EAEU. Traditionally, Belarus is open to dialogue,” Vasily Matyushevsky said after the official ceremony...
18 Apr 2017
Belarus-China special relationship highlighted by active contacts Belarus-China special relationship highlighted by active contacts
“Active contacts once again emphasize a special level of relations between our countries – trustworthy all-round strategic partnership and mutually beneficial cooperation,” the Belarusian leader said. The president stressed that Belarus would also like to continue high level meetings within the framework of multilateral formats such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization...
17 Apr 2017
Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of TIBO 2017 Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of TIBO 2017
“Today information technologies are used everywhere and radically transform all walks of life. High speed and efficiency of digital transformation processes in all industries is a pillar of the country’s sustainable development, competitiveness of the economy and improvement of the living standards of people. Therefore, the productive development of the IT industry is one of the crucial tasks for our state"...
16 Apr 2017
Belarus president lights candle in Transfiguration Church on Easter Belarus president lights candle in Transfiguration Church on Easter
Archbishop of Vitebsk and Orsha Dimitry and the temple’s vicar Vadim Kotov welcomed Alexander Lukashenko into the temple. Alexander Lukashenko gifted an icon of Jesus Christ the Almighty to the temple. The icon was painted using the wax tempera technique in the style of the Vetka icon painting school...
15 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: The Resurrection of Christ helps do good deeds and be charitable Lukashenko: The Resurrection of Christ helps do good deeds and be charitable
"Millions of Christians all over the world celebrate Easter today. Filling hearts with sincere belief in the prevalence of life, the holiday gives hope to all people regardless of their political convictions, ethnic differences, language differences or other sorts. The Resurrection of Christ makes one stop and think about your mission in life. It helps do good deeds and be charitable”...
14 Apr 2017
Belarus suggests measures for EAEU further development Belarus suggests measures for EAEU further development
First of all, according to the president, it is necessary to set a moratorium on the adoption of new laws that might discriminate the member states. “The Eurasian Economic Commission shall monitor the observance of the rule,” he noted...
13 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to increase food supplies to China’s Hunan Province Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to increase food supplies to China’s Hunan Province
The head of state stressed that Belarus and Hunan Province have a great potential for cooperation in various areas. With a view to fulfilling this potential, Alexander Lukashenko suggested opening a representative office of Hunan Province in Belarus...
13 Apr 2017
Belarus' HIV/AIDS prevention efforts praised Belarus' HIV/AIDS prevention efforts praised
The head of state expressed sincere gratitude for the colossal help and support provided to Belarus in healthcare, especially in the fight against such a terrible disease as HIV/AIDS, and for the evaluation of the country’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts. “Without your support in the fight against this disease we would have never achieved these results”...
12 Apr 2017
Belarus president signs package of documents to advance Eurasian integration Belarus president signs package of documents to advance Eurasian integration
The package includes the treaty on the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union. The document is aimed at advancing integration processes and increasing volumes of trade between the Eurasian Economic Union and the rest of the world. The signed documents also deal with foreign policy, including the launch of negotiations on free trade with Iran, India, Singapore, and Egypt...
12 Apr 2017
Belarusian sends Cosmonautics Day greetings from International Space Station Belarusian sends Cosmonautics Day greetings from International Space Station
“Space exploration is a true engine that drives the development of the Earth civilization. Booster rockets and spacecraft get better every year. We carry out more and more complicated scientific and medical and biological research. The International Space Station gets improved with new modules. Humankind moves forward. I am convinced that we will establish bases on Moon and Mars one day”...
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