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7 May 2021
FM: Belarus may retaliate against European business if new sanctions are imposed FM: Belarus may retaliate against European business if new sanctions are imposed
"We analyze all possible scenarios and will not allow our retaliatory measures to hinder the country’s economic development or affect the living standards of Belarusians"...
7 May 2021
Lukashenko calls for unity in Belarus Lukashenko calls for unity in Belarus
Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that Belarus has been recently facing many challenges and threats brought about by global factors among other things such as, for instance, the coronavirus pandemic...
5 May 2021
Friendly relations between Belarus, Moldova pointed out Friendly relations between Belarus, Moldova pointed out
"The two countries have a good history of relations as two friendly nations. We have no serious problems"...
4 May 2021
Belarus prime minister about new response to sanctions: We will play it by ear Belarus prime minister about new response to sanctions: We will play it by ear
Roman Golovchenko stressed that in line with international law sanctions can be authorized in response to extremely serious and proven crimes, which are committed in a specific country. Such a situation cannot apply to Belarus...
3 May 2021
Open dialogue seen as only way to achieve true democracy Open dialogue seen as only way to achieve true democracy
"There is an absolutely inclusive, open dialogue which is aimed at improving the constitutional process and amending the constitution. Everyone can take part in this process"...
3 May 2021
Makei: Situation in Belarus has stabilized, normalized Makei: Situation in Belarus has stabilized, normalized
"Today, the situation in Belarus is absolutely normal. It has stabilized and normalized and there are no protests that you mention"...
2 May 2021
Lukashenko urges citizens to build and create Lukashenko urges citizens to build and create
"Let's build and create. Let’s build our homes, cities, our beautiful Belarus so that centuries on our descendants remember us with pride and respect. It is in our power, with prayer for Belarus, with love in our hearts"...
30 Apr 2021
Lukashenko urges police to act swiftly protecting people’s rights Lukashenko urges police to act swiftly protecting people’s rights
"The positions you have been appointed are very important. You will be in charge of three quarters of the country during this difficult situation both inside the country (everything seems calm for the time being, but we cannot let our guard down) and outside. You see what is going on"...
29 Apr 2021
Andreichenko: The nation without a collective memory is doomed to loss of identity Andreichenko: The nation without a collective memory is doomed to loss of identity
According to him, key moments in history are of particular importance here. For Belarus and the Belarusians, one of such events is certainly the reunification of the Western Belarusian lands within the BSSR...
28 Apr 2021
Opinion: Parliamentary diplomacy should become a true force in building peace and trust Opinion: Parliamentary diplomacy should become a true force in building peace and trust
According to the speaker, it is obvious that further escalation of confrontation and international tensions is a dead-end path...
26 Apr 2021
Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to reinvigorate Chernobyl-affected regions Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to reinvigorate Chernobyl-affected regions
The head of state stressed that in the next five years, withstanding all attacks and pressure that Belarus is facing, it is essential to work out a program for the development of Chernobyl-affected areas, it is essential to restore these lands...
26 Apr 2021
Lukashenko pays tribute to Chernobyl cleanup workers Lukashenko pays tribute to Chernobyl cleanup workers
The head of state recalled that the Chernobyl accident was recognized as the largest man-made disaster in the history of mankind. It has affected more than two dozen countries, but the major fallout landed on Belarus...
26 Apr 2021
FM: Belarus is interested in good relations with Western partners FM: Belarus is interested in good relations with Western partners
"We reduce the embassies where it is no longer profitable for us to keep them due to low turnover, low exports to a particular country. Therefore, we will close our embassies in several countries. This, however, does not apply to European countries, Ukraine and so on"...
22 Apr 2021
Putin mentions successful development of Belarus-Russia relations Putin mentions successful development of Belarus-Russia relations
“Indeed, we will have to do a lot, but nevertheless, a lot has been accomplished. Particularly regarding the social sphere. Our citizens enjoy equal rights in the social sphere: pensions, employment, healthcare. A lot of positive things have been accomplished already,” he stressed...
21 Apr 2021
Makei: Belarus is ready to receive U.S. ambassador any time Makei: Belarus is ready to receive U.S. ambassador any time
"We are ready to receive the U.S. ambassador any time, but we want to have a clear and understandable perspective of our further interaction in all areas with our U.S. partners,” Vladimir Makei said...
20 Apr 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus does not want bad relations with Ukraine Lukashenko: Belarus does not want bad relations with Ukraine
The president emphasized that people in Belarus treat Ukrainians very well...
20 Apr 2021
Ukrainian MP: Nothing can cause a rift between Ukrainians and Belarusians Ukrainian MP: Nothing can cause a rift between Ukrainians and Belarusians
"I believe that Ukraine and Belarus are two closest nations. No matter who is in power, no matter what happens, these peoples will never get estranged"...
19 Apr 2021
Lukashenko: We make enough vaccines to keep COVID-19 at bay for a while Lukashenko: We make enough vaccines to keep COVID-19 at bay for a while
"We do not know how long the vaccine-induced protection will last. It is for sure that it works and protects people for a certain period"...
19 Apr 2021
Lukashenko says he will announce very important decision soon Lukashenko says he will announce very important decision soon
"It's going to be very serious. So even if I'm not president, I need to make sure they will still fail. I have made a decision. Now I need to formalize it. Most likely it will be the president's decree"...
16 Apr 2021
Minister: No surge in COVID-19 cases in Belarus yet Minister: No surge in COVID-19 cases in Belarus yet
"We see signs of another rise in coronavirus cases. However, the pace is not the same as it was in the autumn"...
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