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20 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Belarusian-Georgian trade turnover can reach $200m Lukashenko: Belarusian-Georgian trade turnover can reach $200m
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze. “It is feasible to reach the target of $200 million in the Belarusian-Georgian trade, this figure is tangible"...
17 Nov 2017
First mass-produced Belarusian Geely Atlas NL3 rolls out of new BelGee car factory First mass-produced Belarusian Geely Atlas NL3 rolls out of new BelGee car factory
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko took part in the solemn ceremony held to open the new car factory and launch mass production...
17 Nov 2017
Gabriel: Belarus is destined to bridge EAEU and EU Gabriel: Belarus is destined to bridge EAEU and EU
“Belarus can become a sort of a bridge between the EAEU and the EU. I believe that one should not choose between them, quite the opposite. Maybe, Belarus is destined to bridge these two regions”...
17 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus opens a new page in relations with Germany Lukashenko: Belarus opens a new page in relations with Germany
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Vice Chancellor, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Sigmar Gabriel...
14 Nov 2017
Organization of elections to municipal councils in Belarus to focus on domestic observers Organization of elections to municipal councils in Belarus to focus on domestic observers
The official explained that Belarus is not obligated to invite international observers to monitor elections to the municipal councils of deputies. Nevertheless, the head of state underlined that observation plays a special role...
14 Nov 2017
Lukashenko supports proposal to hold local elections in Belarus on 18 February 2018 Lukashenko supports proposal to hold local elections in Belarus on 18 February 2018
The meeting focused on the elections to local councils of the 28th convocation. “For me the main thing is to determine the date, to discuss financing and the draft decree that should be signed"...
14 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus ready to do everything for Georgian people Lukashenko: Belarus ready to do everything for Georgian people
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Belarus David Kotaria...
13 Nov 2017
Belarus prepared for all-round cooperation with Kaliningrad Oblast Belarus prepared for all-round cooperation with Kaliningrad Oblast
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Governor of Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast Anton Alikhanov that Belarus views this region of Russia as a very promising and close trade and economic partner...
12 Nov 2017
Belarus edged by United States in Fed Cup final Belarus edged by United States in Fed Cup final
Belarus played their maiden Fed Cup final, after beating the Netherlands (4-1) and Switzerland (3-2) this season. Despite the defeat to the United States, the Belarusian players showed their fighting spirit and a good game...
12 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: The Belarusian tennis will soon make itself known Lukashenko: The Belarusian tennis will soon make itself known
The Belarusian tennis will soon make itself known, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) David Haggerty and heads of several national tennis federations and international sports associations...
10 Nov 2017
Estonian film November wins Listapad 2017 Grand Prix Estonian film November wins Listapad 2017 Grand Prix
When accepting the award, November director Rainer Sarnet noted that during the making of the film, the team was concerned about whether other nations would be able to understand it given that the movie was inspired by the Estonian mythology...
8 Nov 2017
Belarus pledges further support to ICRC Belarus pledges further support to ICRC
“These are great activities, and we will always support them. You can count on us in this regard,” Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with ICRC President Peter Maurer in Minsk...
7 Nov 2017
Lukashenko congratulates Belarusians on 100th anniversary of October Revolution Lukashenko congratulates Belarusians on 100th anniversary of October Revolution
“There are milestones and events in the world history which have a strong impact on the fates of the nations and determine their further development. In October 1917, a country with a conceptually new pattern of government proclaiming the right of countries to self-determination emerged in the political map of the world”...
5 Nov 2017
Lukashenko discusses Belarus-UAE relations with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Lukashenko discusses Belarus-UAE relations with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
“Bilateral relations are of great importance. Last time we agreed on a number of cooperation areas, and we, together with the UAE, are doing our best to develop these relations,” the Belarusian head of state said...
3 Nov 2017
Listapad 2017 film festival gets underway in Minsk Listapad 2017 film festival gets underway in Minsk
The festival will be held under the slogan Truth, Love, and Beauty. As many as 165 pictures by directors from 55 countries are to be screened at six Minsk movie theaters...
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