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25 Jan 2021
MFA: Belarus poses no threat to regional, global peace and security MFA: Belarus poses no threat to regional, global peace and security
"Belarus does not pose a threat to regional and global peace and security, does not threaten the integrity and sovereignty of other states and interfere in their internal affairs. It is difficult for me to imagine that anyone in their right mind would claim otherwise. Well, no one is immune from morbid fantasies and inflamed perceptions. You can draw your own conclusions from here,” said the spokesman of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
22 Jan 2021
Informal meeting on Belarus totally unrelated to UN Security Council agenda Informal meeting on Belarus totally unrelated to UN Security Council agenda
“Belarus will not tolerate any external interference and pressure. The mandate of key bodies of the United Nations Organization must not be abused only for the sake of satisfying narrow-minded political interests of certain countries. Belarus calls upon all the sides to observe norms of the international law and fully observe goals and principles of the UN Charter"...
22 Jan 2021
Belarus’ MFA implements many important projects despite pandemic in 2020 Belarus’ MFA implements many important projects despite pandemic in 2020
The minister stressed that last year was not easy for the Belarusian diplomacy, especially due to the epidemiological situation. “A lot of important work was done. The epidemic did not become an obstacle for implementation of many projects,” the minister stressed...
21 Jan 2021
MP: Belarus stands ready for constructive cooperation with foreign partners MP: Belarus stands ready for constructive cooperation with foreign partners
"First of all, I would like to emphasize that Belarus’ foreign policy is based on principles, not on relations"...
20 Jan 2021
Viazovich: MAZ-SPORTauto’s goal is to win at Dakar Viazovich: MAZ-SPORTauto’s goal is to win at Dakar
According to Siarhei Viazovich, next year the team intends to show a more confident performance...
16 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: Belarusians have lived through many trials and have taken their fate into their hands Lukashenko: Belarusians have lived through many trials and have taken their fate into their hands
"You have to agree that Belarus deserves our care and appreciation of our national status. The status of a citizen of a strong and independent country"...
16 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: In order to survive, we have to tear off masks and call things the way we see them Lukashenko: In order to survive, we have to tear off masks and call things the way we see them
"The beautiful word ‘fake’ is nothing but common lies. Post-truth is the most primitive manipulation of the human mind"...
16 Jan 2021
Meshaal Al Attiyah: Qatar is proud of relations with Belarus Meshaal Al Attiyah: Qatar is proud of relations with Belarus
He stressed that the State of Qatar is proud of the outstanding level of relations between the two friendly countries. According to the diplomat, since diplomatic relations were established in 1996, the bilateral cooperation has marked several important milestones including the exchange of visits at the highest level...
15 Jan 2021
Belarus urged to learn to confront sanctions Belarus urged to learn to confront sanctions
“You need to understand that all sorts of sanctions are purely political things. There are no grounds for them. We have done nothing to be targeted by sanctions. We have always been under such pressure however. We need to learn to confront it. This is probably the third or fourth round of their attempts to destroy the economy and our statehood"...
15 Jan 2021
Belarusian banks encouraged to finance real economy Belarusian banks encouraged to finance real economy
“Without the economy, there will be no finances. It is clear that there must be a reasonable balance. It is clear that we need to avoid irrecoverable loans. They are long gone and will not be back. Everyone should understand this perfectly. But, nevertheless, we need to find the possibility of lending to the real sector of the economy in the first place”...
13 Jan 2021
Lukashenko sends congratulations to Aryna Sabalenka on victory in Abu Dhabi Lukashenko sends congratulations to Aryna Sabalenka on victory in Abu Dhabi
"We proudly follow an impressive series of your victories and believe that commitment, diligence and iron will will definitely lead you to the top – No.1 in the world"...
12 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: It is important to stand firm on our land today Lukashenko: It is important to stand firm on our land today
"Knowing what trials our ancestors went through, how heroically they defended our land in wars, how, having no statehood, they saved the cultural traditions and spiritual values, we see the main thing"...
12 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is the best place to materialize Olympic ideas Lukashenko: Belarus is the best place to materialize Olympic ideas
"But I want to say, since this matter is broadly discussed, that we are ready to host any international sporting events, including in the cultural dimension. As for the Ice Hockey World Championship, (we won the right to host it in a fair competition), I said that that we are ready to organize it even tomorrow"...
12 Jan 2021
Metropolitan Veniamin: We can accomplish a lot when united Metropolitan Veniamin: We can accomplish a lot when united
"Therefore, it is important that we have a unifying idea based on the spiritual traditions of our people, willingness to settle disputes in peace, love, mutual understanding, respect for another point of view. Undoubtedly, the experience of our fathers and great-grandfathers will help us in this"...
5 Jan 2021
Lukashenko urges ‘harmony with nature’ Lukashenko urges ‘harmony with nature’
Ecology is of paramount importance for human life and health. This is why the country has launched a campaign to increase the use of electricity in various sectors, including transport and heating...
5 Jan 2021
Lukashenko: I am not an enemy to my people Lukashenko: I am not an enemy to my people
"If you do not like the current president, then the presidential election is the only way to address the issue. Only the presidential election"...
4 Jan 2021
Crime rate in Belarus under control Crime rate in Belarus under control
The prosecutor general said that the situation has been and is under control for most of crime types. “But one negative trend has emerged: a considerable increase in crimes involving cyber fraud,” Andrei Shved said...
4 Jan 2021
Belarusian PM sums up last year’s results, talks about plans for 2021 Belarusian PM sums up last year’s results, talks about plans for 2021
"Of course, a lot will depend on how the situation in the world will evolve during the second wave of the pandemic. The crisis of demand has not yet been overcome. The government is soon expected to approve the annual target plan for the country's development. It will comprise more detailed tools and describe how these figures will be achieved"...
31 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus will cope with economic challenges Lukashenko: Belarus will cope with economic challenges
"The main issue for me is the economy. If the economy functions well, then no challenge is unsurmountable for us. But it's going to be very hard. All countries have closed off because of COVID. We will survive if we keep our heads cool"...
31 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: The Belarusian People’s Congress will not change any constitutional norms Lukashenko: The Belarusian People’s Congress will not change any constitutional norms
"I’ll have you know that nobody is going to make constitutional decisions during the Belarusian People’s Congress. Nobody! The congress will have to sketch out guidelines for the next five-year term"...
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