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23 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: COVID-19 under control in Belarus Lukashenko: COVID-19 under control in Belarus
The head of state emphasized that the country has the necessary experience and medicines and has built a multilevel treatment system...
22 Oct 2020
Naryshkin: Stability is crucial for Belarus’ development Naryshkin: Stability is crucial for Belarus’ development
"The constitutional reform that has already begun will provide answers to many questions"...
22 Oct 2020
Lukashenko stresses importance of joint work of Belarus and Russia's special services Lukashenko stresses importance of joint work of Belarus and Russia's special services
"Everyone has an interest in us - in Russia, Belarus. We have to respond. Therefore, I think we will agree on a lot of things - to work together for the benefit of our peoples"...
22 Oct 2020
Belarus ready for cooperation with foreign partners on basis of non-interference Belarus ready for cooperation with foreign partners on basis of non-interference
"We have repeatedly addressed the European community, including the heads of parliaments of the EU countries, with a proposal to take an objective look at what is happening in Belarus, and to engage in a constructive dialogue. We are ready to provide irrefutable facts revealing the causes of the current events, including interference from abroad"...
20 Oct 2020
Listapad film festival hailed as treat for heart and soul Listapad film festival hailed as treat for heart and soul
The festival will feature about 120 films from 50 countries that will be screened in Minsk cinemas Tsentralny, Falcon Club Boutique Cinema, Silver Screen in Galileo Trading Mall, Pioner, and Belarus...
20 Oct 2020
Privatization of Belarusian oil refineries ‘out of the question’ Privatization of Belarusian oil refineries ‘out of the question’
The head of state remarked that oil refineries all over the world are having troubles due to falling prices for oil and the falling demand for oil, due to the pandemic...
19 Oct 2020
Opinion: Amendments to Belarus’ Constitution should meet the society's needs Opinion: Amendments to Belarus’ Constitution should meet the society's needs
"The constitutional reform is a means to amend our social contract. This document formulates the concepts of how we are going to live and interact with each other and outlines the structure of the power system and the jurisdiction of the government agencies"...
19 Oct 2020
Belarusians free to get ID cards instead of passports as from 1 January Belarusians free to get ID cards instead of passports as from 1 January
"Belarusians will be able to get access to all the administrative procedures and services that are available digitally. The digital signature feature of the ID card will guarantee the legal value of their actions"...
16 Oct 2020
Belarus in favor of CSTO’s full-fledged parliamentary dimension Belarus in favor of CSTO’s full-fledged parliamentary dimension
"Belarus is interested in the development of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. Recent events in our country, in Nagorno-Karabakh, Kyrgyzstan demonstrate it is important to take targeted steps to enhance the Collective Security Treaty Organization and its bodies"...
15 Oct 2020
Belarus ready to provide European MPs with objective information about domestic situation Belarus ready to provide European MPs with objective information about domestic situation
"On 20 August, Chairperson of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova and Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko sent an address to 39 chairmen of the European Union's parliaments on the situation in Belarus following the presidential election. The speakers called to look into what is happening in the country objectively and unemotionally"...
15 Oct 2020
Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry expects coronavirus pandemic to end by summer of 2021 Belarus’ Healthcare Ministry expects coronavirus pandemic to end by summer of 2021
According to him, the virus has reduced its virulence. Nevertheless, it continues to pose a certain danger to the elderly. In general, patients have become younger...
15 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is a peaceful country Lukashenko: Belarus is a peaceful country
"I think, however, we will definitely cope with these problems. There are no doubts about it"...
13 Oct 2020
Lukashenko praises hardworking Belarusian agricultural workers Lukashenko praises hardworking Belarusian agricultural workers
The company's director Anatoly Anyukhovsky noted that such workers take care of virtually all the work and have to work seven days a week during the busy season...
9 Oct 2020
Call to involve all creative segments of Belarusian society in work on new Constitution Call to involve all creative segments of Belarusian society in work on new Constitution
According to the head of state, even within the framework of the current Constitution there is a gradual transfer of some powers from the president to the government and governors...
9 Oct 2020
Golovchenko: Belarus-Russia relations develop dynamically Golovchenko: Belarus-Russia relations develop dynamically
Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the relevant statement as he met with Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin on the sidelines of the session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Yerevan...
9 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Internal stability is only guarantee for Belarus’ survival Lukashenko: Internal stability is only guarantee for Belarus’ survival
"I told you that the pandemic would go away and so would the coronavirus, but where would we be? Remember I told you that Belarus would be put to a test? All this has materialized and is happening now. We should survive. If we want to be called people, if we are a nation, we should stand together and endure it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized...
8 Oct 2020
Lukashenko urges public health vigilance Lukashenko urges public health vigilance
“Staying healthy, taking precautionary measures is not a problem of doctors! Their job is to us help us when we fall ill. Everything else is in our hands. We need to learn to listen to doctors, strictly follow the recommendations. A set of minimum things that anyone can do is to get a flu shot if you think you need it, and follow hygiene rules”...
8 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus’ experience of combating COVID-19 offers valuable lessons Lukashenko: Belarus’ experience of combating COVID-19 offers valuable lessons
“Indeed, no one will thank you for the path we have gone down, for the methods we used to treat our people, for not isolating them or imposing a lockdown, for encouraging people to be in the fresh air. However, if you go to a pharmacy or a store, be sure to take a mask with you,” the president said...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus’ MFA provides updates on media accreditation under new rules Belarus’ MFA provides updates on media accreditation under new rules
On 5 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched the electronic application forms for temporary or permanent accreditation on its website, Anatoly Glaz recalled...
6 Oct 2020
PM: There should be no underperforming regions in Belarus by 2025 year-end PM: There should be no underperforming regions in Belarus by 2025 year-end
The primary purpose of the program should be the creation of conditions to improve people’s welfare. “The work of the whole state apparatus should be focused on people’s interests,” the prime minister stressed...
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