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7 Jun 2019
Opinion: Good Neighborliness 2019 forum will deepen Belarus-Poland cooperation Opinion: Good Neighborliness 2019 forum will deepen Belarus-Poland cooperation
A section on interregional cooperation was added to the agenda in 2019. Another new topic for discussion is IT sector. “Both Belarus and Poland have good expertise in this field. Poland is the EU’s leader in terms of startups. Belarus’ successes in the IT sector are also widely known”...
7 Jun 2019
Supply of hydrocarbons important for Belarus’ independence
“Future life of many Belarusians will depend on whether these enterprises will work or not. Because one cannot do without fuel these days whatever we may say about the arrival of alternative kinds of fuel, whatever we may say about the construction of the nuclear power plant and our importing 5-6 billion m3 of natural gas less”...
7 Jun 2019
Minister: Polish business is welcome in Belarus Minister: Polish business is welcome in Belarus
"Belarus offers incentives and protection for investors. Investors are entitled to preferential terms in all the areas of business, from manufacturing to high technology," the minister said...
7 Jun 2019
Ambassador: Belarus, Poland can reach $3bn in mutual trade Ambassador: Belarus, Poland can reach $3bn in mutual trade
According to Vladimir Chushev, Belarus has been improving its rankings in starting a business, registering property, other important indicators. He sees the potential of bilateral interaction in building up industrial cooperation...
7 Jun 2019
Opinion: Political dialogue between Belarus, Poland facilitates economic cooperation Opinion: Political dialogue between Belarus, Poland facilitates economic cooperation
Stanislaw Karczewski stressed that Belarus and Poland share a lot of things. “Our dialogue is advancing, moving towards greater cooperation. It is not only business or trade that bring us closer. It is something more,” he said...
7 Jun 2019
Belarus views Poland as important, promising partner in EU Belarus views Poland as important, promising partner in EU
Belarus attaches special attention to joint innovative and sci-tech projects, including cross-border and infrastructure ones. The parties are mutually interested in environmental projects of Belovezhskaya Pushcha. Such projects are implemented through both national resources and EU funding...
6 Jun 2019
Russian ambassador talks about principles for working in Belarus Russian ambassador talks about principles for working in Belarus
According to Dmitry Mezentsev, he experiences the most positive emotions in the wake of his arrival in Minsk and looks forward to interesting work, to the embassy team’s dedication to huge interconnected and multifaceted work for the sake of bolstering and expanding the bilateral relations...
5 Jun 2019
Swedish companies considering business opportunities in Belarus’ regions Swedish companies considering business opportunities in Belarus’ regions
“A number of various Sweden-Belarus projects are in progress in Belarus. We are considering possible opportunities for work in the regions,” Christina Johannesson noted...
5 Jun 2019
Minsk’s role viewed as crucial for trilateral contact group Minsk’s role viewed as crucial for trilateral contact group
"You know that there has been a lot of talk about relocating the meetings to some other venue. This is absolute nonsense. Minsk has been chosen as the only place where normal dialogue is possible. Keeping in mind the attitude of the Belarusian authorities to the matter, it becomes twice as important"...
5 Jun 2019
Opinion: FoodAgro will enable Belarus to gain foothold in Kenyan market Opinion: FoodAgro will enable Belarus to gain foothold in Kenyan market
"It is an agrarian country where the agriculture sector accounts for more than 35% of GDP. We produce a large number of agricultural machines. Today we are set to launch shipments of mounted equipment to our tractors already in Kenya"...
5 Jun 2019
Belarus eager to develop network of centers to support technologies, innovations with WIPO aid Belarus eager to develop network of centers to support technologies, innovations with WIPO aid
The head of government added that thanks to cooperation with WIPO Belarus has created a modern national system of legal protection of intellectual property assets...
5 Jun 2019
Full cooperation with Belarus seen as important for Azerbaijan Full cooperation with Belarus seen as important for Azerbaijan
The head of the Azerbaijani diplomatic mission considers the contacts with Belarus in political, economic, scientific, cultural and educational areas as highly important...
5 Jun 2019
Minsk named suitable platform for international SDG events Minsk named suitable platform for international SDG events
At the regional forum in Minsk in February 2018, Belarus put forward an initiative to develop a partner network of national coordinators for SDGs. The proposal was supported by the international community...
4 Jun 2019
WIPO praises IT business development conditions in Belarus
Francis Gurry mentioned the great potential of the Belarusian IT cluster in Eastern Europe and spoke highly of the conditions Belarus had enabled for the sake of encouraging the development of high-tech business...
4 Jun 2019
Belarus pushes for EaP vision as flexible tool for reducing confrontation Belarus pushes for EaP vision as flexible tool for reducing confrontation
“We persistently promote our initial vision of the Eastern Partnership as a pragmatic, equal, and flexible tool for cooperation, a means to reduce confrontation, build up trust and blur dividing lines”...
4 Jun 2019
Belagro hailed as showcase of Belarusian agriculture industry Belagro hailed as showcase of Belarusian agriculture industry
"The exhibition displays products of the processing industry, technical and technological potential of the agrarian sector based on new achievements of the domestic and foreign mechanical engineering"...
4 Jun 2019
FM: Belarus needs EU as united powerful geopolitical player FM: Belarus needs EU as united powerful geopolitical player
The minister expressed the hope that the EU would not lose interest in the Eastern Partnership after the 2019 European Parliament elections. In his words, Belarus would like the Eastern Partnership to remain a priority for the EU...
4 Jun 2019
Belarus admired for its attitude to history Belarus admired for its attitude to history
Andrej Danko was impressed with a visit to the State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. “I admire the way Belarus preserves the history,” he said...
4 Jun 2019
PM: Belarus seeks to bolster ties with Slovakia PM: Belarus seeks to bolster ties with Slovakia
"There are many areas where we cooperate and where could combine efforts and will surely achieve success. These include pharmaceuticals, energy, electronics, innovations, science and technology, pulp and paper industry"...
4 Jun 2019
Belarus wants Europe strong and united Belarus wants Europe strong and united
“Trust and removal of barriers are key to maintaining stability in the region. Therefore, Belarus wants a strong and united Europe and advocates a sustainable Eurasian-Atlantic partnership, including cooperation in defense and politics”...
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