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25 Nov 2016
Fico: Slovakia is interested in Belarus-EU dialogue Fico: Slovakia is interested in Belarus-EU dialogue
Robert Fico believes as important to abandon the policy of sanctions. The Slovakian Prime Minister emphasized that sanctions are harmful. The abolition of sanctions will bring the EU countries and Belarus closer, the Slovakian head of government added...
25 Nov 2016
Belarus views Slovakia as important, promising partner in Europe Belarus views Slovakia as important, promising partner in Europe
"Belarus attaches great significance to strengthening partner relations and mutually beneficial cooperation with Slovakia. Slovakia is our important and promising European partner,” Andrei Kobyakov noted...
25 Nov 2016
Lukashenko: CEC work represents a calming factor in Belarus Lukashenko: CEC work represents a calming factor in Belarus
“Certain people may regard this work in a different manner. But even they understand that we would be hard pressed to find another national election organization agency that works so effectively,” said Alexander Lukashenko...
25 Nov 2016
EBRD to assist with Belarusian economy transformation by any available means EBRD to assist with Belarusian economy transformation by any available means
Alexander Pivovarsky said: “We look into the future of the Belarusian economy and Belarus as a whole with interest and optimism. We are ready to support the process with all the instruments available to us”...
25 Nov 2016
Visit of Slovak delegation to Belarus viewed as new milestone in cooperation Visit of Slovak delegation to Belarus viewed as new milestone in cooperation
“I am very glad that the today’s meetings can be viewed as a new milestone in bilateral relations,” Robert Fico stressed. He emphasized that this time he arrived in Minsk as the prime minister of an independent country – Slovakia, the country presiding in the EU...
25 Nov 2016
Lukashenko: Minsk and Baku ready for mutually beneficial projects Lukashenko: Minsk and Baku ready for mutually beneficial projects
“There can be and should be more such examples of mutually beneficial projects. We are ready to take an active part in the projects that go beyond ordinary commercial shipments. These can be joint innovative manufacturing facilities set up to boost different economic sectors, intensified cooperation in the area of agriculture, production of consumer goods"...
24 Nov 2016
Wiktorin: Belarus-EU dialogue is moving in the right direction Wiktorin: Belarus-EU dialogue is moving in the right direction
Andrea Wiktorin stated that Belarus and the European Union have made great headway in improving mutual relations in the past two years. She emphasized the readiness of both the sides to discuss difficult issues. The Head of the European Union Delegation to Belarus took note of the progress made in bilateral environmental and regional cooperation...
24 Nov 2016
Positive changes in Belarus-EU relations noted Positive changes in Belarus-EU relations noted
"This year’s Minsk Forum represents a vivid testimony of the fact that changes in Belarus-Germany relations and in Belarus-EU relations are positive. We are now working in a totally different atmosphere and have already achieved concrete results,” said the Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alena Kupchyna said...
24 Nov 2016
Ambassador: Belarus, Russia remain key investment and trading partners Ambassador: Belarus, Russia remain key investment and trading partners
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Igor Petrishenko said as he met with Belarusian and Russian businessmen in Tula. According to the diplomat, Belarus remains Russia’s main trading partner in the CIS and fourth largest trading partner worldwide...
24 Nov 2016
Russia’s Tula Oblast seeks closer cooperation with Belarus Russia’s Tula Oblast seeks closer cooperation with Belarus
Alexei Dyumin pointed out that Belarus and Tula Oblast have already established close and friendly relations. The ties in industry, electronic engineering, and production and distribution of consumer goods are rapidly developing. “I assure you that Tula Oblast is your reliable partner,” Alexei Dyumin noted...
24 Nov 2016
Culture Minister: Belarusian choreography is gaining more admirers Culture Minister: Belarusian choreography is gaining more admirers
“The festival in Vitebsk also has its own signature feature, which is the rotation of the international and national competitions. This feature enables us to test our own strengths, compare them against the world’s best examples, and demonstrate our achievements"...
23 Nov 2016
Belarus MFA: Minsk ready to host Normandy Four ministerial meeting Belarus MFA: Minsk ready to host Normandy Four ministerial meeting
“In case the parties make such a decision, Belarus is ready to provide all the necessary conditions for such a meeting in Minsk,” spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Mironchik...
23 Nov 2016
Belarus, China urged to strengthen cooperation in combating terrorism Belarus, China urged to strengthen cooperation in combating terrorism
Meng Jianzhu, Secretary of Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China, said as he met with Belarusian Interior Minister Igor Shunevich...
22 Nov 2016
Belarus named Russia's most important trade, economic partner Belarus named Russia's most important trade, economic partner
Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed out that mutual investments are increasing, and cooperation is growing stronger. “All this creates conditions for moving forward,” the Russian head of state said...
22 Nov 2016
Lukashenko thanks Patriarch Kirill for strengthening Belarus-Russia spiritual unity Lukashenko thanks Patriarch Kirill for strengthening Belarus-Russia spiritual unity
"You enjoy the highest regard and appreciation of the Belarusian people. Christians, Muslims and other religious communities – everybody knows you. This is the result of your work and kind regard for our country as the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church"...
22 Nov 2016
Belarus hopes to bring strategic cooperation with India to higher level Belarus hopes to bring strategic cooperation with India to higher level
“Belarus-India relations are based on trust. We have no problems in terms of politics at all. We support each other in the international arena. Leaders of the two countries have very good personal relations. Last year Belarus welcomed the Indian President on the historic visit that gave an impetus to the development of our bilateral relations, raised them onto a new level"...
22 Nov 2016
Bambiza: Belarus, Russia have resources for development of high-tech healthcare Bambiza: Belarus, Russia have resources for development of high-tech healthcare
"The Union State is implementing programs to enhance treatment of spine disorders in children, develop cell biology and antimicrobial therapy. “We hope that the medical community will come up with ideas for new Union State programs during the forum,” Ivan Bambiza said...
22 Nov 2016
Belarus lauded for honoring its EEU, CSTO obligations while bolstering ties with West Belarus lauded for honoring its EEU, CSTO obligations while bolstering ties with West
"Russia welcomes Belarus’ intention to bolster contacts with the Council of Europe and to expand the participation in the legal framework of this organization. “We are ready to continue consultations on the topic of the Council of Europe in order to promote the fulfillment of the Action Plan Belarus 2016-2017 which has been recently approved by the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers", Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said...
22 Nov 2016
Makei: Belarus interested in closer pragmatic cooperation with Council of Europe Makei: Belarus interested in closer pragmatic cooperation with Council of Europe
"Belarus would like to accede to its legal instruments. However, not being a member of the Council of Europe, Belarus does not have the opportunity to advance its initiatives,” the minister said...
21 Nov 2016
National Theater Award among most important projects of Year of Culture National Theater Award among most important projects of Year of Culture
“We have 21 projects presented in 19 nominations that will provide us with the current state of our theater art. In my opinion it is the most important project in the Year of Culture. It will show us our real attitude to the theater today,” said Boris Svetlov...
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