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24 Mar 2022
Lukashenko discusses return on sports funding Lukashenko discusses return on sports funding
"This is very important, especially now. I just want, as a sensible person, to hear the answer to the main question: we did everything to help the athletes train well and perform decently. We created the necessary conditions. And it cost our state a lot. What is the result?” the president asked...
23 Mar 2022
PM: Belarus’ key socio-economic policy document is on homestretch PM: Belarus’ key socio-economic policy document is on homestretch
"The collective West is likely to scale up its bans and restrictions. For almost a month now, we have been working in a new environment, amidst a gradual economic blockade by the collective West of our country and our main ally and foreign trade partner, the Russian Federation"...
22 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Grain is just as valuable as gold and oil Lukashenko: Grain is just as valuable as gold and oil
“Planting has never been more important for Belarus than this year. Our field work will proceed against the backdrop of a hot conflict near our southern border,” the president said. It is taking amidst the huge pressure on Russia, our major sales market and our main ally, the supplier of raw materials, as well as an unprecedented increase in global prices for hydrocarbons, fertilizers and food...
19 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians are for peace Lukashenko: Belarusians are for peace
Moreover, Belarus has been hosting refugees throughout the conflict in Ukraine, accommodating them and granting them equal rights...
18 Mar 2022
Belarusian agricultural industry encouraged to turn challenges into opportunities Belarusian agricultural industry encouraged to turn challenges into opportunities
The head of state noted that Western sanctions are an opportunity to secure a foothold in markets, especially in Russia...
18 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus should take advantage of increased global demand for food Lukashenko: Belarus should take advantage of increased global demand for food
“It is particularly relevant now, when the demand for food products is growing at a frantic pace throughout the world. This is a chance for our agriculture. The Russians are now happy to buy all goods from us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
17 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: We will respond if Ukraine continues escalation against Belarus Lukashenko: We will respond if Ukraine continues escalation against Belarus
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement in an interview with the Japanese TV channel TBS on 17 March...
17 Mar 2022
Japan-Belarus relations described as ‘very close, direct’ Japan-Belarus relations described as ‘very close, direct’
The interview with the head of state lasted about an hour and a half. A significant part of it was devoted to the situation in the region, in particular the events in Ukraine, security, opportunities for a peaceful settlement of the conflict and the role of Belarus in these processes...
16 Mar 2022
Opinion: Ukrainians will always be a brotherly nation for Belarusians Opinion: Ukrainians will always be a brotherly nation for Belarusians
“Attempts to alienate the Belarusians and the Ukrainians will fail. It will not happen. The Ukrainian people know that Belarusians are a brotherly nation. We have always extended a helping hand. People of different ethnicities will always feel at home here,” Oleg Gaidukevich added...
15 Mar 2022
Lukashenko confirms Belarus’ non-involvement in special operation in Ukraine Lukashenko confirms Belarus’ non-involvement in special operation in Ukraine
“As for Ukraine, you are closely following the situation. I want to emphasize once again (you know this better than other people): we are not going to get involved in the operation that Russia is carrying out in Ukraine. The most important thing is that there is no need for this,” the president said...
15 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Sanctions will put Belarus’ economy to the test, but we will hold out Lukashenko: Sanctions will put Belarus’ economy to the test, but we will hold out
"All the products that we make can be sold on markets such as Russia and China. Today we trade with probably a hundred countries, if not more. However, even these two markets are enough for us. The products that we produce will always be in demand in these markets,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
14 Mar 2022
Russia to introduce super favored nation regime for Belarusian enterprises Russia to introduce super favored nation regime for Belarusian enterprises
“We will help and support each other. It is a two-way road: everything Belarus can do for Russia’s economic security will be done,” the prime minister stated...
14 Mar 2022
Ambassador: China condemns West’s unjustified sanctions against Belarus Ambassador: China condemns West’s unjustified sanctions against Belarus
“As far as the sanctions imposed by Western countries against Belarus are concerned, we have a very clear position: we oppose these unjustified sanctions. I think that it is necessary to observe the basic principles of the UN Charter and the norms of international law,” the ambassador stressed...
14 Mar 2022
FM: UN resolution on Ukraine contains groundless, politicized accusations against Belarus FM: UN resolution on Ukraine contains groundless, politicized accusations against Belarus
"The positive role of Belarus related, among other things, to the organization of the work of the trilateral contact group, was ignored. So was the role of Belarus related to the development of comprehensive cooperation with our southern neighbor," he said...
12 Mar 2022
Miklashevich: New Constitution is a basis for Belarus’ further evolutionary development Miklashevich: New Constitution is a basis for Belarus’ further evolutionary development
“The updated Constitution of the Republic of Belarus is a legal foundation for further evolutionary, stable development of the society and the state. It expresses historically formed cultural, spiritual and moral ideals, traditional values of the Belarusian people,” said Piotr Miklashevich...
11 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia have everything in place to go on Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia have everything in place to go on
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on 11 March...
11 Mar 2022
Putin: Russia, Belarus will overcome difficulties in the wake of sanctions Putin: Russia, Belarus will overcome difficulties in the wake of sanctions
"But I am sure that we will deal with these difficulties and will acquire more competencies, more opportunities to be self-reliant and independent. In the end, this will benefit us, as it was in previous years"...
10 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusian army needs to take into account modern experience of military operations Lukashenko: Belarusian army needs to take into account modern experience of military operations
"Problems will not be fewer. We have to forecast them. I would like to repeat we are not going to provoke anyone. But we must say: once our border is violated, the response will be immediate," the head of state said...
10 Mar 2022
Belarus urges Iran to stand together to confront Western sanctions Belarus urges Iran to stand together to confront Western sanctions
“Not only Iran, but also the Republic of Belarus, and our common partner Russia, have faced unprecedented sanctions, pressure from the United States of America and its allies,” Vladimir Andreichenko said...
4 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians will fight and die only for their own land Lukashenko: Belarusians will fight and die only for their own land
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during the solemn ceremony held on 4 March to sign the decision of the national constitutional referendum...
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