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26 Jan 2017
Pankaj Saxena: Belarus and India maintain friendly relations at all the levels Pankaj Saxena: Belarus and India maintain friendly relations at all the levels
“India sincerely hopes to develop good and friendly relations with all the countries, including Belarus. The ties with Belarus are based on mutual trust, respect, understanding and cooperation for the benefit of the two nations. The two countries study each other’s experience and demonstrate similar viewpoints on various bilateral, regional and international problems"...
26 Jan 2017
Makei: Belarus will continue maintaining friendly relations with India Makei: Belarus will continue maintaining friendly relations with India
“We are proud of the fact that a highly promising partner in South Asia such as India invests its efforts in maintaining our friendly relations and mutually beneficial cooperation. Since 1992 Belarus and India have been steadily expanding cooperation across a wide range of areas and strengthening mutual understanding between the two nations"...
26 Jan 2017
Belarus-Serbia interparliamentary dialogue gaining momentum Belarus-Serbia interparliamentary dialogue gaining momentum
The head of the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament noted that the parliaments of Belarus and Serbia continue the good tradition of creating friendship groups. “I think we should come up with new forms of interaction. It is necessary to more closely cooperate with the executive power. It is necessary to submit proposals, ideas, and projects"...
26 Jan 2017
Lukashenko: The state counts on Belarusian scientists a lot Lukashenko: The state counts on Belarusian scientists a lot
“I want you to understand that the country’s future is in your hands today,” said the President. Alexander Lukashenko also underscored: “We don’t have geopolitical ambitions. Saving this piece of land is the most important thing for us. All the resulting problems lie, curiously enough, in the sphere of economy. Our economy is absolutely open. And we need to preserve it against tough competition. And you cannot have competition without science”...
26 Jan 2017
Vucic: Serbia will always support Belarus Vucic: Serbia will always support Belarus
“For us it is especially important that Belarus respects the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia, provides full support to the country in all international organizations and institutions. Serbia, for its part, will support Belarus, always and anywhere,” Aleksandar Vucic said...
26 Jan 2017
Lukashenko: The best R&D products should serve people instead of gathering dust on shelves Lukashenko: The best R&D products should serve people instead of gathering dust on shelves
Alexander Lukashenko said: “It is necessary to direct research efforts to the topics and areas we need most. The best scientific advances should serve people instead of gathering dust on shelves. I have come up with a definitive and radical solution to the problem. It is now up to you to fulfill it”...
26 Jan 2017
Belarus hopes to step up economic cooperation with Serbia Belarus hopes to step up economic cooperation with Serbia
“Serbia is one of the leading countries on the Balkan Peninsula and an important partner for Belarus. It is our fraternal nation, one of the leading trading partners in the region. We hope that the current visit will boost the development of trade and economic relations,” Andrei Kobyakov noted...
25 Jan 2017
Belarus encourages UN to help advance cooperation between integration associations Belarus encourages UN to help advance cooperation between integration associations
The Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs also presented a number of practical ideas and proposals in such areas of UN operation as multilateral disarmament, integrated fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals, and improvement of methods of the UN system’s work...
25 Jan 2017
France hopes to promote all-round relations with Belarus France hopes to promote all-round relations with Belarus
Reads a message from French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault to Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two nations...
25 Jan 2017
Makei: Most favorable context for Belarus-France relations in recent years Makei: Most favorable context for Belarus-France relations in recent years
"Belarus and France share the bright pages of the history and outstanding personalities, vast experience of cooperation in various industries, common understanding of the main challenges, and the interest in maintaining peace and stability on the continent and throughout the world"...
25 Jan 2017
Year 2017 expected to be a year of milestones for Belarusian science Year 2017 expected to be a year of milestones for Belarusian science
“We expect 2017 to be a year of milestones for research institutions, first of all, the National Academy of Sciences. Innovative development, which is a priority for Belarus, is impossible without cutting-edge technical solutions,” Natalia Kochanova, Head of the Belarus President Administration...
24 Jan 2017
Vietnam president: Vietnam, Belarus are connected by close friendship Vietnam president: Vietnam, Belarus are connected by close friendship
"Over the 25 years since Belarus declared independence and our countries established diplomatic relations, on this solid foundation and with the political will and determination of the leaders and people of the two countries, the friendly relations and all-round cooperation have been expanding and growing stronger, which meets the interests of the people of Belarus and Vietnam”...
24 Jan 2017
Rigoni welcomes Belarus’ move to ease visa regulations Rigoni welcomes Belarus’ move to ease visa regulations
Andrea Rigoni noted that citizens of all countries of Europe will be able to enter Belarus visa-free for up to five days. “Starting from 12 February, we all will be able to travel to Minsk without a visa,” Rapporteur on Belarus of the Political Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) said...
24 Jan 2017
Belarus to continue efforts to promote dialogue, mutual respect in United Nations Belarus to continue efforts to promote dialogue, mutual respect in United Nations
The diplomat said a few words about the contribution of Belarus to the international efforts to promote nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament in the context of the 20th anniversary of Belarus’ voluntary decision to give up its nuclear weapons after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Valentin Rybakov said that fundamental decision was a turning point in defining the national priorities for development, promotion of peace and stability in the country and social cohesion...
24 Jan 2017
Ambassador: Belarus, China will further advance strategic cooperation Ambassador: Belarus, China will further advance strategic cooperation
"The parties regularly exchange visits at the highest levels, maintain an active inter-parliamentary dialogue and dynamic interdepartmental contacts. The two countries have successfully cooperated in international organizations providing mutual support on the matters of fundamental importance"...
23 Jan 2017
France viewed as one of Belarus’ most important partners France viewed as one of Belarus’ most important partners
“Over the 25 years the Belarusian-French ties have considerably strengthened and expanded. Mutual interest continues increasing. Belarus has attached and continues attaching great significance to friendly and mutually respecting relations with France in every area,” said Yevgeny Vorobyov...
23 Jan 2017
Belarus, China actively cooperate in book printing Belarus, China actively cooperate in book printing
The Information Minister drew attention to the importance of advancing cooperation between Belarus and China in various spheres, including book printing. She reminded that the relevant legal base is available for promoting contacts in this field. In particular, an agreement was signed with the Information Office of the State Council of China in 2005. The agreement provides for implementing book-printing projects...
23 Jan 2017
Ambassador: Belarus-Italy dialogue is based on mutual trust Ambassador: Belarus-Italy dialogue is based on mutual trust
“Cultural ties are necessary for a better acquaintance with Italy. They enable Italians and Belarusians to build interpersonal relations, strengthen the political and economic interaction, and boost the cooperation between regions. The Italian Embassy in Minsk creates opportunities for a cultural dialogue and supports projects aimed at mutual enrichment of the cultures of Belarus and Italy,” Stefano Bianchi said...
23 Jan 2017
Vyazovich: MAZ-SPORTavto team have become part of world’s motorsport elite Vyazovich: MAZ-SPORTavto team have become part of world’s motorsport elite
“MAZ trucks have never performed better in this prestigious rally raid. Both the pilots and the trucks showed their worth. MAZ trucks successfully compete with products of the world’s leading manufacturers: KamAZ, MAN and Iveco. We can say that the MAZ-SPORTavto team have become part of world’s motorsport elite,” Sergei Vyazovich noted...
23 Jan 2017
Former IOM head: Europe hails Belarus migration efforts Former IOM head: Europe hails Belarus migration efforts
Former Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Brunson McKinley said...
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