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22 Sep 2017
Belarus plans to initiate UN resolution to prevent emergence of new types of WMD Belarus plans to initiate UN resolution to prevent emergence of new types of WMD
“We wouldn't want another arms race which would have devastating consequences, primarily for small and medium-sized states. For us, peace and stability is the main condition for the economy to evolve and the state to develop. We, therefore, intend to make our contribution in this regard"...
22 Sep 2017
Belarus’ budget revenue up thanks to higher transit traffic Belarus’ budget revenue up thanks to higher transit traffic
Chairman of Belarus’ State Customs Committee Yuri Senko told the media as he presented a report to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko...
22 Sep 2017
Forthcoming changes in government oversight over private sector in Belarus explained Forthcoming changes in government oversight over private sector in Belarus explained
Depriving state auditors of the ability to suspend the operation of an enterprise is one of the most important novelties...
22 Sep 2017
Lukashenko urges to get rid of unfounded inspections of businesses Lukashenko urges to get rid of unfounded inspections of businesses
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said when he heard out a report of Chairman of the State Control Committee Leonid Anfimov on the draft decree “Concerning measures to improve control (audit) activities”...
22 Sep 2017
Belarus foreign minister: Globalization must become more equitable Belarus foreign minister: Globalization must become more equitable
According to the minister, increased globalization has undoubtedly contributed to progress and economic development worldwide. But, it has not been without the downsides of its own...
21 Sep 2017
China’s vice premier praises progress in Great Stone project China’s vice premier praises progress in Great Stone project
Zhang Gaoli marked considerable progress in the project since the decision on the construction of the industrial park was taken. The necessary infrastructure has already been provided, with industrial facilities being currently developed...
21 Sep 2017
Germany to continue policy of rapprochement with Belarus Germany to continue policy of rapprochement with Belarus
The diplomat said that the German side will be intensifying, step by step, the cooperation with Belarus in many fields, including economy and culture...
20 Sep 2017
NATO observer notes topicality of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017 NATO observer notes topicality of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017
Thomas Westermann said he had had an opportunity to observe skilled actions of the Russian and Belarusian troops. “It was an excellent demonstration,” he added...
20 Sep 2017
Foreign observers commend professionalism of Zapad 2017 participants Foreign observers commend professionalism of Zapad 2017 participants
In general, foreign observers were satisfied with the organization of the Zapad 2017 exercise and the volume of information they got according to the 2011 Vienna Document...
20 Sep 2017
Swedish observer praises smooth organization of Zapad 2017 army exercise in Belarus Swedish observer praises smooth organization of Zapad 2017 army exercise in Belarus
Thomas Moller took part in several observation missions before coming to Belarus. In Belarus everything is organized in an excellent manner, he remarked. He went on saying that during the exercise he had been able to receive all the necessary information...
20 Sep 2017
Belarus-Russia army exercise Zapad 2017 hailed as showpiece of transparency Belarus-Russia army exercise Zapad 2017 hailed as showpiece of transparency
Robin Mossinkoff emphasized that during the Zapad 2017 army exercise the observers had the opportunity to obtain unbiased information...
20 Sep 2017
Lukashenko: No need to worry over presence of Russian troops in Belarus Lukashenko: No need to worry over presence of Russian troops in Belarus
A German journalist asked whether the Belarus president can guarantee that the Russian forces will leave Belarus when the army exercise is over. “I think numerous guarantees had been given before the exercise even started,” the Belarusian leader underlined...
20 Sep 2017
Belarusian defense industry to continue profound modernization, new weapons in development Belarusian defense industry to continue profound modernization, new weapons in development
The head of state was confident that it is not necessary to buy new expensive defense products for millions of U.S. dollars if the available systems can be upgraded to achieve comparable performance...
20 Sep 2017
Lukashenko: Zapad 2017 goals achieved Lukashenko: Zapad 2017 goals achieved
“I would like to say that the objectives which we set out before the exercise were achieved in the training grounds in Belarus and in Russia. We drilled all elements of the exercise. We will analyze the results more closely later. But in general the objectives have been met”...
19 Sep 2017
Observers pleased with answers about Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017 Observers pleased with answers about Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Moller, an international observer from Sweden, noted that he was in artillery while on active duty in the Swedish army, this is why he had been watching the exercise in the Domanovo exercise area with strong interest...
19 Sep 2017
Belarus-Russia nuclear fuel supply draft agreement at final stage Belarus-Russia nuclear fuel supply draft agreement at final stage
BelTA reported earlier that the first load of nuclear fuel will be delivered to the BelNPP in late 2018...
19 Sep 2017
BelNPP to satisfy 25% of Belarus' electricity needs BelNPP to satisfy 25% of Belarus' electricity needs
"We believe that in the near future some 25% of electricity the country needs will be produced by the Belarusian nuclear power plant. This will guarantee stable supplies of affordable and eco-friendly electricity"...
19 Sep 2017
Lukashenko urges to toughen responsibility while giving more freedom to business Lukashenko urges to toughen responsibility while giving more freedom to business
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said when he heard out a report of Director of the National Center of Legislation and Legal Research Vadim Ipatov...
19 Sep 2017
Lebedev: Efficiency of CIS bodies increased over last year Lebedev: Efficiency of CIS bodies increased over last year
Sergei Lebedev stressed that the CIS is going through a very busy period that sees a number of crucial meetings...
19 Sep 2017
Lebedev: Hype about Zapad 2017 is artificial Lebedev: Hype about Zapad 2017 is artificial
"The exercise is aimed at strengthening the defensive capacity of the corresponding states and the CIS in general. Both Russia and Belarus are the states that represent an important element of the CIS defensive capacity"...
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