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26 Sep 2017
Makei emphasizes mutual interest of Belarus, UK in developing political dialogue Makei emphasizes mutual interest of Belarus, UK in developing political dialogue
“I would like to take note of the mutual, as I see it, interest of the two countries in the further development of the political dialogue. It is an important addition to our economic cooperation,” said the Belarusian minister of foreign affairs...
26 Sep 2017
Duncan: Belarus is a very important partner for Britain Duncan: Belarus is a very important partner for Britain
The UK minister stressed that he had a very pleasant conversation with the Belarusian president. During the meeting he stated that Britain considers Belarus a very important partner...
26 Sep 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus, UK can cooperate in electric transport sector Lukashenko: Belarus, UK can cooperate in electric transport sector
Belarus President emphasized that the United Kingdom has made a very interesting decision to ban the sale and use of diesel and petrol cars from a certain year. “I welcome and salute this decision"...
26 Sep 2017
Kupchyna: Belarus, Austria have a long tradition of mutually beneficial cooperation Kupchyna: Belarus, Austria have a long tradition of mutually beneficial cooperation
Delivering speech at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna Alena Kupchyna pointed to the closeness of the Belarusian and Austrian positions on a wide range of issues of the current international and European agenda...
25 Sep 2017
Kadyrov: It is inadmissible to use religion against other people Kadyrov: It is inadmissible to use religion against other people
According to Ramzan Kadyrov, there are certain institutes in the world that are working on a strategy of destroying the entire states. “You would have had the same if not for Alexander Lukashenko. He is a strong person. He pursues his solid policy and the people respect him”...
25 Sep 2017
Possible Belarus’ country brands by year end Possible Belarus’ country brands by year end
Belarus' Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Mikhail Portnoi stressed that Belarus needs a brand. "The bad experience of creating a Minsk city brand shows that we need to take a balanced approach to this matter and to involve the public to ensure that the work is transparent and there are no corruption elements"...
25 Sep 2017
Kadyrov describes his meeting with Lukashenko as productive Kadyrov describes his meeting with Lukashenko as productive
“It was a very good meeting. I wanted to meet and to discuss various things for a long time. Unfortunately, I could not arrive once. And there was a remark about it. I think that today we have found answers to all questions,” head of the Chechen Republic told reporters...
25 Sep 2017
Lukashenko suggests developing industrial cooperation between Belarus, Chechnya Lukashenko suggests developing industrial cooperation between Belarus, Chechnya
In his words, this is the most progressive and mutually beneficial form of cooperation which helps meet the demand of the regional market and create new high-tech jobs...
25 Sep 2017
Kadyrov to Lukashenko: Your visit to Chechnya would be a big event for us Kadyrov to Lukashenko: Your visit to Chechnya would be a big event for us
“I can say that I have been dreaming of a personal meeting with you because, as you have just said, for all these years we have felt and still feel your support. You are respected very much in the Caucasus, people like your univocal position"...
25 Sep 2017
Belokonev: Zapad 2017 demonstrated the highest level of openness Belokonev: Zapad 2017 demonstrated the highest level of openness
“A total of 286 journalists from 22 countries were accredited. Representatives of the NATO, the OSCE, the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the CIS, and the CSTO were invited to observe the army games”...
24 Sep 2017
Syria ready to adopt Belarusian practices in children’s recreation Syria ready to adopt Belarusian practices in children’s recreation
"I think that recovery, recreation and study opportunities for Syrian children in Belarus will bolster ties of the two countries. The relationship with friendly Belarus is a priority for us," Bassam Abdel Majeed said...
24 Sep 2017
Grimsson: Belarus needs to use the youth potential for setting up new companies Grimsson: Belarus needs to use the youth potential for setting up new companies
When asked on possible areas of common interest between Belarus and Iceland, sources to enhance the living standards of the population, the former president of Iceland stressed that he sees the prospect in using the creative potential of the youth...
22 Sep 2017
Belarus plans to initiate UN resolution to prevent emergence of new types of WMD Belarus plans to initiate UN resolution to prevent emergence of new types of WMD
“We wouldn't want another arms race which would have devastating consequences, primarily for small and medium-sized states. For us, peace and stability is the main condition for the economy to evolve and the state to develop. We, therefore, intend to make our contribution in this regard"...
22 Sep 2017
Belarus’ budget revenue up thanks to higher transit traffic Belarus’ budget revenue up thanks to higher transit traffic
Chairman of Belarus’ State Customs Committee Yuri Senko told the media as he presented a report to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko...
22 Sep 2017
Forthcoming changes in government oversight over private sector in Belarus explained Forthcoming changes in government oversight over private sector in Belarus explained
Depriving state auditors of the ability to suspend the operation of an enterprise is one of the most important novelties...
22 Sep 2017
Lukashenko urges to get rid of unfounded inspections of businesses Lukashenko urges to get rid of unfounded inspections of businesses
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said when he heard out a report of Chairman of the State Control Committee Leonid Anfimov on the draft decree “Concerning measures to improve control (audit) activities”...
22 Sep 2017
Belarus foreign minister: Globalization must become more equitable Belarus foreign minister: Globalization must become more equitable
According to the minister, increased globalization has undoubtedly contributed to progress and economic development worldwide. But, it has not been without the downsides of its own...
21 Sep 2017
China’s vice premier praises progress in Great Stone project China’s vice premier praises progress in Great Stone project
Zhang Gaoli marked considerable progress in the project since the decision on the construction of the industrial park was taken. The necessary infrastructure has already been provided, with industrial facilities being currently developed...
21 Sep 2017
Germany to continue policy of rapprochement with Belarus Germany to continue policy of rapprochement with Belarus
The diplomat said that the German side will be intensifying, step by step, the cooperation with Belarus in many fields, including economy and culture...
20 Sep 2017
NATO observer notes topicality of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017 NATO observer notes topicality of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017
Thomas Westermann said he had had an opportunity to observe skilled actions of the Russian and Belarusian troops. “It was an excellent demonstration,” he added...
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