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6 Jun 2017
Belagro expo seen as opportunity to take closer look at cooperation prospects Belagro expo seen as opportunity to take closer look at cooperation prospects
“For us, it is crucial to showcase our new products and learn what is offered by our partners, friends, and business competitors to draw proper conclusions about further cooperation. I believe this expo will remain popular in the future and will become a perfect venue for the visitors to compare notes and work out the ways to further expand their economic activity and make it more effective,” Andrei Kobyakov said...
6 Jun 2017
Great progress in Belarus-Israel relations over past 25 years Great progress in Belarus-Israel relations over past 25 years
“Many outstanding representatives of the Hebrew state were born in Belarus. Among them are politicians, scientists, creative figures, winners of the Nobel Prize. The Belarusian land, as it is well-known, gave Israel three presidents and three prime ministers. We are grateful that our compatriots-representatives of different generations have not lost ties with their motherland and preserved a kind and sincere attitude to it. They are an important humanitarian element in our bilateral dialogue,” Vladimir Skvortsov said...
6 Jun 2017
Quality of Belarusian products praised Quality of Belarusian products praised
According to the prime minister, Moldova is hope to the facilities assembling Belarusian trolleybuses and tractors. The head of government stressed that the Belarusian equipment, with its good value for money, is highly appreciated in the country. “These are the products that meet the requirements of our consumers,” Pavel Filip said...
6 Jun 2017
Belarus, Penza Oblast capable of finding new areas of cooperation Belarus, Penza Oblast capable of finding new areas of cooperation
According to Ivan Belozertsev, Belarus and Penza Oblast have great prospects for developing cooperation in the area of mechanical engineering and electronic systems. There is also an interest in the services of the Belarusian IT sector. “We have tried and tested contacts and mutual interest. I think our task is to help mechanical engineers and software developers to reach mutually beneficial cooperation and enter a new level of growth”...
5 Jun 2017
Minsk described as ideal platform for negotiations on any international issues Minsk described as ideal platform for negotiations on any international issues
“Minsk has become a hospitable and convenient capital city for all participants of these talks. I am convinced that if it becomes necessary for the international community to hold negotiations on any other burning issue, the Belarusian capital city will be an optimal place for the process of negotiations for many sides”...
5 Jun 2017
Belarus-Russia relations hailed as true alliance Belarus-Russia relations hailed as true alliance
“Perhaps there is no area where Belarus and Russia would not have close long-lasting contacts, be it politics, economy, investment, security, science, education, or culture. Special praise goes to the system of interaction between our countries at the regional level, which may be called, without an exaggeration, as unprecedented in terms of scope and depth,” Vladimir Makei said...
5 Jun 2017
WANO: BelNPP complies with international standards WANO: BelNPP complies with international standards
The director of the WANO Moscow Center also highlighted that Belarus has done a lot to train the BelNPP specialists and set up a flexible system to attract highly qualified specialists from abroad. He was also pretty much impressed with the BelNPP construction site...
3 Jun 2017
Ambassador: Canada’s restrictions on trade with Belarus may be canceled by 2017 yearend Ambassador: Canada’s restrictions on trade with Belarus may be canceled by 2017 yearend
According to the diplomat, the trade restrictions were imposed on Belarus a long time ago. Technically, Belarus is still on the list of the countries subject to Canada’s export restrictions. These trade barriers are just technical. “Today there is an opportunity to develop trading relations with Belarus, even though your country is technically still on that list,” the ambassador added...
2 Jun 2017
Makei: New level of understanding with partners is needed in a globalized world Makei: New level of understanding with partners is needed in a globalized world
“The today’s conference is focused on the topic of economic security in terms of world globalization. This is an extremely urgent and important topic. The consideration of certain problems in its global context becomes an absolutely essential and natural condition of any dialogue on topical issues on the international agenda,” the minister said...
1 Jun 2017
Belarus-UNICEF long-term cooperation in creating safe environment for children noted Belarus-UNICEF long-term cooperation in creating safe environment for children noted
Vladimir Makei thanked the UNICEF representative office in Belarus for the work it does in the country. “For decades we’ve been creating together a safe environment for children in social, economic, ecological, and legal aspects,” said the official...
1 Jun 2017
UNICEF expects Belarus to contribute heavily to global policy on children UNICEF expects Belarus to contribute heavily to global policy on children
Rashed Sarwar said: “This year a representative of Belarus sits on the UNICEF Executive Board. I hope that thanks to this appointment Belarus will make its tangible contribution to the implementation of the children’s agenda on the global scale”...
1 Jun 2017
Belarus intent on constructive, trustful cooperation with Germany Belarus intent on constructive, trustful cooperation with Germany
Vladimir Makei said: “Open, trustful, and constructive cooperation, which we aim for in relations with Germany, presumes that no topics for discussion are avoided. It presumes that the sides are ready to work together to find acceptable solutions for any problems”...
1 Jun 2017
Myasnikovich: Belarus turning into integration platform for discussing items on European agenda Myasnikovich: Belarus turning into integration platform for discussing items on European agenda
Mikhail Myasnikovich noted that Minsk hosted the meeting of the CEI Parliamentary Committee which was attended by representatives of 12 states, including the European Union. This is the maximum number of countries that have ever participated in the CEI spring event...
1 Jun 2017
Chinese expert praises Belarusian nuclear power plant’s personnel training system
Fang Fuping said: “I have a positive impression after visiting the Belarusian nuclear power plant. I think the project will be a great success after the nuclear power plant is commissioned.” Fang Fuping has worked in the nuclear energy industry for over 30 years...
1 Jun 2017
Hope for Belarus-Lithuania constructive dialogue on Belarusian nuclear power plant construction Hope for Belarus-Lithuania constructive dialogue on Belarusian nuclear power plant construction
Dmitry Mironchik said: “Naturally, we are interested in establishing a good working relationship with Lithuania, too. We hope that Vilnius will return to the format of constructive and professional dialogue”...
1 Jun 2017
Czech ambassador sees good prospects for interregional cooperation with Belarus Czech ambassador sees good prospects for interregional cooperation with Belarus
“The interregional cooperation between Czechia and Belarus is rapidly growing. The ties with Minsk Oblast and Grodno Oblast are particularly vibrant. Three cooperation memorandums have already been signed,” Milan Ekert noted. Belarus and Czechia have great potential for boosting the economic cooperation, Milan Ekert believes...
1 Jun 2017
Belarus views Czechia as reliable and promising partner in every area Belarus views Czechia as reliable and promising partner in every area
“We consider Czechia as a reliable and promising partner in every sphere of cooperation, including political, economic and parliamentary dimension. There were different times, we had our ups and downs. Everything changes, however. It is important that recently we have been in a positive dialogue between our foreign political departments"...
31 May 2017
BSCEE Group Annual Conference in Minsk expected to focus on major banking supervision issues BSCEE Group Annual Conference in Minsk expected to focus on major banking supervision issues
"We tried to assess the development prospects for banking supervision in the future which are directly related to the changes in the technology of provision of financial services by banks. These include a remote access to accounts, provision of the 24/7 services to clients, use of cloud technologies, block-chain, bitcoin, and other possibilities, the rapid development of which we see today. It is clear that a new format of banks activities bears tremendous risks which are not only operational but also reputational ones. We must take measures to ensure the safety of money flows in the banking sector in the new conditions"...
30 May 2017
Belarus eager to develop cooperation in global energy security Belarus eager to develop cooperation in global energy security
Belarus’ Deputy Energy Minister Vadim Zakrevsky said as he spoke at the Ashgabat International Energy Charter Forum “Towards a Multilateral Framework Agreement on Transit of Energy Resources”...
30 May 2017
Ryzhenkov: Shortage of personnel is among major problems in sport Ryzhenkov: Shortage of personnel is among major problems in sport
The first deputy head of the President’s Administration demanded to enhance the efficiency of work with fans, promote a feeling of patriotism among young athletes. There is a need for a high quality and wide coverage of the Belarusian sport...
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