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12 Oct 2016
Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch
“Together with the Energy Ministry, we are implementing a range of projects that lay the foundation for the development of this sector in general. We certainly expect considerable environmental effect from the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant,” Iya Malkina noted...
11 Oct 2016
Energy named driving force behind Belarus’ economic growth Energy named driving force behind Belarus’ economic growth
"We cannot allow ourselves to stop in our development. We need to search for new technological solutions, create conditions for the implementation of innovative projects, develop research activities in the energy sector, train highly-qualified personnel"...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus’ Energy Ministry views oil, gas agreements with Russia as win-win solution Belarus’ Energy Ministry views oil, gas agreements with Russia as win-win solution
“The protocol provides a comprehensive solution to the issues that we had in the oil and gas industry,” Belarusian Energy Minister Vladimir Potupchik told reporters at the Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum...
11 Oct 2016
Speaker: Hard work ahead as Belarus prepares to host OSCE PA session Speaker: Hard work ahead as Belarus prepares to host OSCE PA session
“We have a busy international agenda. The main event for us in this regard will be the regular summer session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk. The event is very important for the country. We should ensure a top-notch organization of the event. All the preparatory work will lie mainly with the House of Representatives,” Vladimir Andreichenko said...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus president urges to improve personnel situation in social services Belarus president urges to improve personnel situation in social services
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he heard out a report from Deputy Prime Minister Natalya Kochanova. The head of state underlined that it is time to get things moving for the sake of addressing these issues. The President described problems by using specific spheres as an example. Sport was one of them...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus, Poland to team up for China’s global projects Belarus, Poland to team up for China’s global projects
“We believe that Belarus and Poland, despite them making part of different integration associations, should consider it not as an obstacle but as a chance to search for new opportunities. Through expanding its presence in Belarus, Poland will be able to enter the 170-million-strong market of the Eurasian Economic Union," said Vladimir Makei...
10 Oct 2016
Belarus, Russia need to agree on equal conditions for economic operators Belarus, Russia need to agree on equal conditions for economic operators
“We do not demand anything extraordinary from the Russian Federation. We want our economic operators and our people to be in equal conditions in the Union State of Belarus and Russia in accordance with the Union State Treaty. This is the only thing that we demand,” the President said...
10 Oct 2016
Belarus shares all information on NPP project Belarus shares all information on NPP project
“We are open to everyone in what concerns the construction of the nuclear power plant. Even the smallest details on the project are available in the information center in Ostrovets. We are absolutely open for our neighbors regarding the NPP construction project,” Belarus’ First Deputy Energy Minister Leonid Shenets said at the 5th Belarusian-German Energy Forum in Minsk...
10 Oct 2016
Finance Minister: Belarus’ budget 2017 is real, balanced Finance Minister: Belarus’ budget 2017 is real, balanced
The draft budget for 2017 has been developed taking into account the need to secure macroeconomic stability and create conditions for economic growth. “The budget is based on a conservative forecast for economic growth – 100.2% as against 101.7% approved by the head of state’s decree"...
7 Oct 2016
Hosting OSCE PA session expected to contribute to Belarus’ positive image Hosting OSCE PA session expected to contribute to Belarus’ positive image
He noted that many representatives of other countries are interested in Belarus and voice their desire to come to Belarus to learn more about it. “I hope they will see that we want peace, cooperation, that we want to evolve and keep pace with time. But we do not want to be pressured or have any terms dictated to us”...
7 Oct 2016
Saint Petersburg encouraged to develop investment cooperation with Belarus Saint Petersburg encouraged to develop investment cooperation with Belarus
One of the most promising areas of partnership is to promote cooperation between manufacturers of Belarus and St. Petersburg, including the establishment of joint ventures. “We have positive examples of such cooperation”...
7 Oct 2016
Svetlov: CIS shows interest in Belarus’ Year of Culture project Svetlov: CIS shows interest in Belarus’ Year of Culture project
According to the Minister, during a meeting of the CIS Council for Cultural Cooperation dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States held in Astana on 5-6 October the Belarusian experience of holding the Year of Culture aroused great interest...
7 Oct 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus wants equal partnership with Russia Lukashenko: Belarus wants equal partnership with Russia
"The only thing we want is the cooperation on equal footing. If we have it, Russia will never have problems with us. There will be no problems, even if the power is in the hands of other people, not Lukashenko. The interests of our states are interconnected,” Alexander Lukashenko noted...
7 Oct 2016
Lukashenko: China sees Belarus as an equal partner Lukashenko: China sees Belarus as an equal partner
"The Great China sees us as an equal partner. A Belarusian-Chinese declaration on establishing relations of trustful comprehensive strategic partnership and mutually beneficial cooperation was adopted a short while ago"...
7 Oct 2016
Lukashenko: International respect for Belarus has increased considerably Lukashenko: International respect for Belarus has increased considerably
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he addressed outgoing and newly elected members of the country’s parliament. The head of state noted that Belarus has always supported the idea of ceasing any armed hostilities in favor of resolving all problems via negotiations...
7 Oct 2016
Lukashenko: The elections convincingly demonstrated lack of reasons to change the state policy Lukashenko: The elections convincingly demonstrated lack of reasons to change the state policy
"Any member of the parliament has his or her own views. Moreover, an MP is elected by voters, who are concerned about certain problems and would like these problems resolved. Dividing the parliament is not my job. For me it is a united parliament. And every parliamentarian has equal power in accordance with the law"...
7 Oct 2016
Belarus demonstrates transparency of its electoral system to world community Belarus demonstrates transparency of its electoral system to world community
"The Belarusian side welcomed constructive recommendations of foreign colleagues regarding the improvement of the election legislation. We welcome everything that benefits us and does not contradict the interests of the Belarusian nation,” the head of state stressed...
6 Oct 2016
Belarus-India relations praised as all-round, vibrant Belarus-India relations praised as all-round, vibrant
“Over a short period of time Belarus and India could create robust foundation for cooperation, bilateral legal framework, necessary intergovernmental mechanisms and implemented numerous joint projects in trade, investment, science and education,” the deputy minister stressed...
6 Oct 2016
Rybakov: Belarus works continuously to ease visa requirements with EU Rybakov: Belarus works continuously to ease visa requirements with EU
“We are talking about the association of a certain number of countries. We need to reach an agreement with each of the member states so that the decision is taken in favor of Belarus. I assure you that we are making a constant effort to achieve this,” Valentin Rybakov noted...
6 Oct 2016
Genuine interest of European MPs in Belarus noted Genuine interest of European MPs in Belarus noted
“While talking to our colleagues from Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, France, and Czechia, we see genuine, sincere interest in our country and readiness to work together”, Vladimir Andreichenko said...
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