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21 Jul 2017
Lukashenko sees great potential for advancing Belarus-Ukraine cooperation Lukashenko sees great potential for advancing Belarus-Ukraine cooperation
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement during negotiations with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. A Belarusian-Ukrainian business forum took place in Kiev at the time of the top-level negotiations. Contracts worth $45 million have already been signed. “I think we will reach $100 million by the end of the day. Because the potential of our countries is great”...
20 Jul 2017
Belarus president arrives in Ukraine on official visit Belarus president arrives in Ukraine on official visit
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to meet with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. One-on-one negotiations will be held as well as expanded-participation talks...
19 Jul 2017
Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine 20-21 July Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine 20-21 July
The Belarusian leader is scheduled to hold talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, both one-on-one and in an extended format. The heads of state will discuss the development of political, trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation between Belarus and Ukraine...
17 Jul 2017
Operation of Belarusian court system in new conditions reviewed Operation of Belarusian court system in new conditions reviewed
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko met with Presiding Judge of the Supreme Court Valentin Sukalo on 17 July. The meeting focused on the performance of the national court system after general courts and economic courts were merged, further optimization of the court system, and ways to improve law enforcement practice in a number of areas...
17 Jul 2017
Importance of diplomacy amid current crisis in international relations emphasized Importance of diplomacy amid current crisis in international relations emphasized
“Only with the consolidation of efforts it is possible to fight global challenges and threats. Therefore, the priority of Belarus’ presidency in the CSTO is to strengthen the CSTO authority in the international arena,” the Belarusian leader said as he met with the CSTO ministers of foreign affairs...
15 Jul 2017
Makei: Minsk ready to host Helsinki 2 process Makei: Minsk ready to host Helsinki 2 process
Belarus put forward an initiative of launching the new OSCE Helsinki process, a broad dialogue to overcome the existing contradictions in the relations between the Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian countries, said the minister. “The process of resolving the Ukrainian crisis has shown that we are capable of performing such difficult and responsible tasks”...
13 Jul 2017
Belarus president awards winner of children music contest at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Belarus president awards winner of children music contest at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
Presenting the prize to the gifted singer, Alexander Lukashenko said he hopes that in the future the girl will rise as high as the People’s Artist of Georgia and Russia Tamara Gverdtsiteli, who has been awarded the special prize Through Art to Peace and Understanding this year...
13 Jul 2017
Belarus president awards Georgian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Belarus president awards Georgian singer at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
Tamara Gverdtsiteli thanked Alexander Lukashenko. “I cannot hide my joy and excitement. You have done me a great honor. Fate gave me the love of the Belarusian nation and this love is mutual. I love you. I thank you for this honor,” said the singer...
13 Jul 2017
Lukashenko: Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk builds up peace and understanding between nations Lukashenko: Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk builds up peace and understanding between nations
"Back then we tried to bring all the creative forces together for a common cause — spiritual revival and continuation of the best traditions. Our festival has undertaken this high mission"...
13 Jul 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything it can do for Moldova at any time Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to do everything it can do for Moldova at any time
“We are ready to do everything you like for you if we can at any time. Everything you have seen starting with industrial tractors, BelAZ and MAZ trucks, and agricultural machines," Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he met with Moldova President Igor Dodon...
13 Jul 2017
Belarusian wins children music contest at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Belarusian wins children music contest at Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The gala concert and the award ceremony took place in the Vitebsk concert hall on 13 July. The grand prix winner had to be satisfied with applause and congratulations for now. She will get her prize from Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko this evening...
13 Jul 2017
Slavianski Bazaar festival opens in Vitebsk 13 July Slavianski Bazaar festival opens in Vitebsk 13 July
The opening ceremony will be traditionally preceded by a number of events. The cultural and sports center of the Summer Amphitheater will host a ceremony of raising 36 flags of the participating countries and the flag of the festival. A little later, the Square of Stars will host a ceremony for Tamara Gverdtziteli, the holder of the special award of the President of the Republic of Belarus “Through Art to Peace and Understanding”...
12 Jul 2017
Lukashenko meets with Ignatenko and Gusman, gives interview to TASS Lukashenko meets with Ignatenko and Gusman, gives interview to TASS
The sides exchanged views on the global issues, including the initiatives brought forward by Belarus at the 26th OSCE PA Annual Session to organize a new large-scale international forum, similar to the Helsinki Process. They also discussed the role of mass media in today’s global processes...
12 Jul 2017
Lukashenko stresses growing responsibility of politicians, journalists for public word Lukashenko stresses growing responsibility of politicians, journalists for public word
“Of course, those vested with the authority to make decisions in the name of and for the benefit of people are fully integrated in the information flows. Words have an immense influence on us, country leaders"...
12 Jul 2017
Belarus president attends plenary meeting of 19th World Congress of Russian Press Belarus president attends plenary meeting of 19th World Congress of Russian Press
The event has brought together participants from 52 countries, including 238 representatives of 213 media companies. The list of participants also includes government officials and public figures of Belarus and Russia, heads and representatives of international organizations, diplomats, MPs, businessmen, political analysts, and media experts...
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