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16 Nov 2017
Lukashenko expresses condolences to Greece president over flood victims Lukashenko expresses condolences to Greece president over flood victims
“It is with deep pain and sorrow that the Republic of Belarus has learned the news about the devastating floods in central Greece which led to numerous victims and destructions,” the message condolences reads...
16 Nov 2017
Belarus’ WTO accession process on agenda of Minsk Forum 2017 Belarus’ WTO accession process on agenda of Minsk Forum 2017
"They are set to talk about topical matters of bilateral relations. Bearing in mind next week’s EaP summit in Brussels, they will also touch upon Belarus-EU relations and Belarus’ role in the Eastern Partnership"...
16 Nov 2017
Belarus-EU economic relations develop in positive manner Belarus-EU economic relations develop in positive manner
"The European Union’s interest in Belarus as an industrial site, an economic partner can be tracked by the number of delegations from European countries. The number grew considerably in this period"...
16 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Activities of banks should be in sync with national economy interests Lukashenko: Activities of banks should be in sync with national economy interests
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he heard out a report on the operation of credit and financial organizations...
15 Nov 2017
Huawei Technologies: Belarus’ international reputation in IT sector is growing Huawei Technologies: Belarus’ international reputation in IT sector is growing
"If the world's largest players in the IT industry carry out transactions with Belarus, it means that the country has created the necessary conditions for the development of this sector"...
15 Nov 2017
Belarus has potential for active implementation of innovations in Belt and Road project Belarus has potential for active implementation of innovations in Belt and Road project
He stressed that digital innovations are rapidly entering everyone's life, creating better conditions for modern life. As an example, the director cited the Smart City system, which is also being introduced in the Belarusian capital...
15 Nov 2017
No plans for simultaneous presidential, parliamentary elections in Belarus in 2020 No plans for simultaneous presidential, parliamentary elections in Belarus in 2020
"We will definitely not have them at the same time. The head of state has a clear position in this regard. He said long ago that the presidential election campaign should not coincide with any other one"...
15 Nov 2017
Moscow, Minsk in favor of steady contacts between EAEU, EU Moscow, Minsk in favor of steady contacts between EAEU, EU
"We’ve agreed to continue using foreign policy as an instrument to advance Eurasian integration and bolster the EAEU’s ties with foreign partners"...
15 Nov 2017
Makei: Belarus ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine Makei: Belarus ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine
The diplomat highlighted that Belarus’ position on the situation in eastern Ukrainian regions is well known: the country is deeply interested in the early establishment of stability in Ukraine...
15 Nov 2017
Samarasinha: Belarus committed to achieving SDGs by 2030 Samarasinha: Belarus committed to achieving SDGs by 2030
According to Sanaka Samarasinha, Belarus achieved almost all Millennium Development Goals by 2015, despite some pessimistic expectations. The country has a good potential to move forward...
15 Nov 2017
Belarus hailed for systemic approach toward achieving SDGs Belarus hailed for systemic approach toward achieving SDGs
"Recently we have had a great workshop on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, which was attended by international experts. From their point of view, Belarus is more systematic in this issue than a many other states"...
14 Nov 2017
Amy Lin: Belarus is one of the most important states for new Silk Road project Amy Lin: Belarus is one of the most important states for new Silk Road project
"Belarus is one of the most important states of the Belt and Road initiative. Taking into account the unique geographic location and highly qualified specialists, including the opening of the Bel Huawei Technologies, the technological research center Huawei has been founded in Minsk"...
14 Nov 2017
Amy Lin: Belarus keeps leading positions in ICT development in post-Soviet space Amy Lin: Belarus keeps leading positions in ICT development in post-Soviet space
"Belarus' positions in ICT are constantly expanding. Huawei has been working in Minsk for more than 15 years and seeks close cooperation with Belarusian counterparts in implementing new technologies"...
14 Nov 2017
Polish companies grow increasingly interested in Belarus Polish companies grow increasingly interested in Belarus
"Investment dynamics in relations with Belarus is getting stronger. Poland is Belarus’ fourth largest investor in the last eight months. It is possible that Polish investments will rise. There are several spheres where we are already present in Belarus"...
14 Nov 2017
Belarus government urged to work harder to create jobs in 2018 Belarus government urged to work harder to create jobs in 2018
Belarus’ GDP growth rate is projected to reach 103.4% while the targeted range is 103-103.8%. In line with the draft document the labor productivity growth rate will be ahead of the salary growth rate, which is an important macroeconomic balance condition...
14 Nov 2017
Belarus-Slovakia contacts in international organizations praised Belarus-Slovakia contacts in international organizations praised
He added that in general the Belarusian-Slovak relations have been vibrant in the recent years. The two countries held bilateral visits, expanded contacts at the government and parliamentary levels...
14 Nov 2017
Belarus, Georgia preparing Lukashenko’s visit to Tbilisi Belarus, Georgia preparing Lukashenko’s visit to Tbilisi
“I am thankful to your president and government for their invitation to visit Georgia. We have agreed that the visit will be a standout and useful one. We should fill it with matters of practical importance to maintain momentum in cooperation so that the people of Georgia and Belarus do not say that we only meet for ceremonies”...
13 Nov 2017
Belarus aims for tight cooperation with Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast in logistics Belarus aims for tight cooperation with Russia’s Kaliningrad Oblast in logistics
Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Rusy made the statement during the session of the Belarusian-Russian council on long-term cooperation between Belarus and Kaliningrad Oblast...
13 Nov 2017
Lukashenko expresses condolences to Iran over earthquake victims Lukashenko expresses condolences to Iran over earthquake victims
“It is with deep pain and sorrow that people in Belarus have learned the news about the victims of the earthquake in western Iran,” the message of condolences reads...
13 Nov 2017
Lukashenko congratulates Borut Pahor on reelection as Slovenia president Lukashenko congratulates Borut Pahor on reelection as Slovenia president
“By their votes the people of Slovenia supported the course to ensure stability, promote comprehensive development of the country, and enhance its authority on the international arena,” the message of greetings...
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