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1 Nov 2018
Belarus to adjust national defense plan in 2019 Belarus to adjust national defense plan in 2019
"The next year will be momentous for military planning. We will have to adjust the national defense plan for 2020-2024. It will be approved by the head of state in late 2019"...
1 Nov 2018
FM: Minsk will make every effort to help with Ukraine settlement FM: Minsk will make every effort to help with Ukraine settlement
"But actually it does not matter where it happens. It can be any place, even Antarctica. But it is important to have a clear understanding that there is a political will to resolve the conflict on the part of all parties involved"...
1 Nov 2018
Armenian president: Minsk is becoming a brand associated with stability and peace Armenian president: Minsk is becoming a brand associated with stability and peace
The Armenian president reminded that the OSCE group on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is called the Minsk Group. He said he hopes that one day that conflict would be finally resolved and the necessary papers would be signed in the Belarusian capital city...
1 Nov 2018
Sarkissian: Belarus-Armenia trade can rise manifold Sarkissian: Belarus-Armenia trade can rise manifold
“We have great potential in many areas. Bilateral trade can expand manifold,” Armen Sarkissian said...
1 Nov 2018
Filip: Belarus-Moldova cooperation based on concrete action Filip: Belarus-Moldova cooperation based on concrete action
As an example, he cited the recent launch of direct flight between the capitals of the two countries. Moldova’s prime minister was one of its first passengers. "I am absolutely sure that it will be in demand"...
1 Nov 2018
Belarus-Slovakia cooperation hailed as constructive, successful Belarus-Slovakia cooperation hailed as constructive, successful
Vladimir Makei stressed that meetings with the Slovak counterpart are frequent and regular at various international venues. He also drew attention to the importance of the events celebrated in Slovakia to mark the country's independence...
1 Nov 2018
Makei: Belarus, Poland need to do much to reach a new level in cooperation Makei: Belarus, Poland need to do much to reach a new level in cooperation
The Belarusian minister of foreign affairs stressed that the development of cooperation with Poland has always been a priority for Belarus, and that the country will remain a reliable partner for Poland...
1 Nov 2018
Poland emphasizes Belarus’ role in international relations Poland emphasizes Belarus’ role in international relations
“I have come to participate in the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting in Minsk because we recognize the role of Belarus in international relations,” said the head of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He invited Vladimir Makei to visit Warsaw...
1 Nov 2018
MSC chairman impressed with Belarus president’s stance on situation in Ukraine MSC chairman impressed with Belarus president’s stance on situation in Ukraine
"I hope that interesting proposals which the president put forward, including the mission in the east of Ukraine, will be taken into account. I was most impressed by Belarus’ readiness to provide its resources for such a mission in eastern Ukraine"...
31 Oct 2018
Serbian prime minister invites Belarus president to visit Belgrade Serbian prime minister invites Belarus president to visit Belgrade
The Serbian head of government said: “You would do us a great honor if you visited our country.” She stressed that the Serbian president treats Alexander Lukashenko with great respect...
31 Oct 2018
Belarus president compares cyberterrorism to nuclear weapons Belarus president compares cyberterrorism to nuclear weapons
The head of state reminded that an international high-level conference on fighting terrorism in the digital age had taken place in Minsk under the OSCE aegis three weeks before. Participants of the conference agreed that only through unity one can successfully counteract cyberterrorism and other modern challenges and threats...
31 Oct 2018
Lukashenko gives his take on democracy, human rights Lukashenko gives his take on democracy, human rights
He recalled that the mature European democracy needed centuries to take shape, while they want Belarus and other post-Soviet states to make a breakthrough within several decades. "If we do it in fits and starts, through coercion, the result will not be sustainable"...
31 Oct 2018
OSCE: Minsk hosts timely discussions about topical regional issues OSCE: Minsk hosts timely discussions about topical regional issues
The OSCE secretary general described the conference in Minsk as a success. In his words, a very interesting exchange of opinions between Serbia and Kosovo took place on the sidelines of the meeting...
31 Oct 2018
Belarus president views Eastern Europe as transboundary belt of stability, cooperation Belarus president views Eastern Europe as transboundary belt of stability, cooperation
“We don’t want to land on a new civilizational fissure line, at the spearhead of political standoff between the East and the West"...
31 Oct 2018
Lukashenko suggests specific solutions to Ukraine conflict Lukashenko suggests specific solutions to Ukraine conflict
“Simply put, we can assume responsibility for securing peace in the eastern regions of Ukraine and control on the Ukrainian-Russian border. We can oversee the elections in the Donbass, proceeding from the premise that these regions are an integral part of Ukraine”...
31 Oct 2018
Belarus president sees political, economic machinations behind rising regional tensions Belarus president sees political, economic machinations behind rising regional tensions
The Belarus president believes that if the avalanche of confrontation and the breaking of universal rules of the game are not stopped soon, the confrontation will reach new heights...
31 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Idea to launch new international negotiating process gains more supporters Lukashenko: Idea to launch new international negotiating process gains more supporters
According to him, the Belarusian state is in favor of an inclusive dialogue, even if there is no guarantee that it will bring concrete results. "We do not claim the monopoly of this initiative"...
31 Oct 2018
Belarus shows interest in increasing trade with Serbia Belarus shows interest in increasing trade with Serbia
"Serbia has a special place among our trade and economic partners. We have a free trade agreement. We understand Serbia’s wish to join the European Union"...
31 Oct 2018
FM: Belarus, U.S. to keep working to reinstate ambassadors FM: Belarus, U.S. to keep working to reinstate ambassadors
“Logistic, organizational and other technicalities have to be settled. We have agreed that we will keep working on it together”...
31 Oct 2018
Minsk hailed as important negotiating platform to resolve international conflicts Minsk hailed as important negotiating platform to resolve international conflicts
According to them, Minsk has turned into a venue to discuss conflict resolution not only in Nagorno-Karabakh and the east of Ukraine, but also between Serbia and Kosovo...
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