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19 Apr 2019
Lukashenko promises powerful response to assaults on Belarus’ sovereignty Lukashenko promises powerful response to assaults on Belarus’ sovereignty
Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that young Belarusians have the most important thing – a peaceful, beautiful, and independent country. There are traditions, a rich cultural and spiritual legacy...
19 Apr 2019
Lukashenko says cares about country's future rather than his power Lukashenko says cares about country's future rather than his power
In his speech the head of state touched upon possible changes in the Constitution in part of redistribution of functions and giving more powers to other branches of government...
19 Apr 2019
Belarus hailed as strongest thread in Silk Road fabric Belarus hailed as strongest thread in Silk Road fabric
The president noted that the People's Republic of China is an important strategic partner of Belarus. Interaction between the two countries has entered into a new era, reaching the level of special trust-based comprehensive strategic mutually beneficial partnership...
19 Apr 2019
Belarus to hold presidential election in 2020 Belarus to hold presidential election in 2020
"I would like to repeat again: we will not be looking for some favorable factors or some opportune moment. The presidential election should be held in 2020. So it will take place whatever happens in our country"...
19 Apr 2019
Belarus president underlines importance of keeping peace in Europe Belarus president underlines importance of keeping peace in Europe
The Belarusian leader pointed out that Minsk had earned a reputation as a neutral ground for negotiations and contacts on the most difficult items on the international agenda...
19 Apr 2019
Lukashenko: Tensions between global powers are detrimental to world Lukashenko: Tensions between global powers are detrimental to world
"The mechanisms of global checks and balances are falling apart, while the decision of the United States to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty might have unpredictable consequences," the president noted...
19 Apr 2019
Belarus president against any dividing lines in living conditions Belarus president against any dividing lines in living conditions
Aleksandr Lukashenko drew attention to the balanced development of territories. “Belarus is a compact country. And there should not be any dividing lines, especially in social, economic and living conditions,” the Belarusian leader said...
19 Apr 2019
Ambassador: Lukashenko’s visit to Beijing is important for China Ambassador: Lukashenko’s visit to Beijing is important for China
The second Belt and Road forum for international cooperation in Beijing, which the Belarusian delegation led by Aleksandr Lukashenko is expected to attend, will determine the further ways of cooperation for the countries within the initiative...
19 Apr 2019
Lukashenko rules out compromises on sovereignty, security Lukashenko rules out compromises on sovereignty, security
“As for the matters of sovereignty and security in our foreign and domestic policy there has been no room for compromises. And never will be. The experience of repeated division of the Belarusian nation and redrawing of our borders has taught us to value today’s unity and territorial integrity”...
19 Apr 2019
Lukashenko: Belarusian people passed through trials and created its own country for life Lukashenko: Belarusian people passed through trials and created its own country for life
The president remarked that a new diplomatic course of external interaction had been building within a rather short period of time. Belarus initiated and took an active part in Eurasian integration projects...
18 Apr 2019
Belarusian senator suggests website for CIS youth Belarusian senator suggests website for CIS youth
It is important for young people to have information about what goes on in the youth environment in the CIS states, information about what events take place, how young people can participate in joint projects and so on, Mikhail Myasnikovich believes...
18 Apr 2019
Belarusian MPs share expectations of State of the Nation Address Belarusian MPs share expectations of State of the Nation Address
This year, the head of state, as the MP believe, will also address the most relevant themes for the country and the world. Members of parliament and senators shared their expectations with BelTA...
18 Apr 2019
Makei: Belarus sent its integration proposals to Moscow long ago Makei: Belarus sent its integration proposals to Moscow long ago
“We sent our return proposals a long time ago. They are under consideration in Moscow. After these proposals are scrutinized, the working group will scale up efforts to implement our integration promotion concept,” Vladimir Makei said...
18 Apr 2019
Finland supports positive trends in Belarus-EU relations Finland supports positive trends in Belarus-EU relations
Markku Keinanen said: “Finland will preside over the Council of the European Union as from 1 July. We will support positive trends in the advancement of Belarus’ relations with the European Union”...
18 Apr 2019
Belarus, Finland viewed as natural partners in many areas Belarus, Finland viewed as natural partners in many areas
According to him, Belarus and Finland have a solid foundation for the further development of cooperation in regional and universal international organizations...
18 Apr 2019
Advanced fintech, crypto exchange proposed as signature features of future MinskWorld IFC Advanced fintech, crypto exchange proposed as signature features of future MinskWorld IFC
According to him, the possibility of integrating advanced financial technologies, including a crypto exchange, into a Belarusian IFC is currently under discussion...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus MFA: Eastern Partnership should aim for promoting peace and security Belarus MFA: Eastern Partnership should aim for promoting peace and security
The deputy minister also emphasized the importance of achieving specific practical results within the initiative, the implementation of major infrastructure projects, including together with China, the organization of mixed EU-EaP trade missions to other regions of the world...
16 Apr 2019
Belarus viewed as important part of Belt and Road project Belarus viewed as important part of Belt and Road project
“Belarus plays an important role in the Belt and Road project. Beijing will host a summit of the initiative in late April so I have come to Belarus to find out more about the country and see how the project is progressing here”...
16 Apr 2019
Opinion: It is important to prepare for Easter spiritually Opinion: It is important to prepare for Easter spiritually
“Unfortunately, a lot of people presume that blessing Easter dishes is enough to celebrate Easter. But they are wrong. Blessing eggs is a good tradition as the egg is a symbol of new life. We should preserve this tradition”...
16 Apr 2019
Myasnikovich expresses sympathy to France over Notre Dame fire Myasnikovich expresses sympathy to France over Notre Dame fire
Mikhail Myasnikovich stressed that Belarusians are sincerely sorry about the fire in Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the main attractions of France, the symbol of Paris. “Belarusians, and many other people across the world, took this news close to heart,” he said...
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