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4 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarusian citizens have high respect for police Lukashenko: Belarusian citizens have high respect for police
"Belarus is proud of all those who maintain their professional integrity and set an example of decency and integrity. Belarusians respect real professionals who perform their duty effectively. Our task is to embody the best human qualities: responsibility, courage and readiness to come to help at any moment"...
3 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Police need to cherish citizens’ trust, strengthen it daily Lukashenko: Police need to cherish citizens’ trust, strengthen it daily
The president drew attention to the fact that the work of the interior authorities are always in the focus of public attention: the police is the most important state institution. It should be such: the higher the prestige of the interior ministry, the stronger the respect for the rule of law and the stronger the faith of ordinary citizens in justice”...
3 Mar 2017
Cui Qiming: Scientific and technical cooperation with Belarus of special importance to China Cui Qiming: Scientific and technical cooperation with Belarus of special importance to China
“For 25 years, the cooperation between our countries has been growing in all areas, including science and technology. Scientific and technical cooperation is of particular importance for the development of our relations,” Ambassador Cui Qiming...
2 Mar 2017
Georgia interested in Belarus’ IT experience Georgia interested in Belarus’ IT experience
The Georgian head of state said: “We are going to work in the areas that will allow multiplying capabilities of our nations and states. Those are high technologies, production sector, tourism, and agriculture. I rejoice at the opportunities we are opening up for Belarus and the opportunities Belarus is opening up for Georgia"...
2 Mar 2017
Georgia open for Belarus’ business, tourists Georgia open for Belarus’ business, tourists
“Today we are working to realize the Belarus-Georgia potential. 2016 was a record year in terms of trade and tourism. I am sure that this tendency will continue in the future,” Giorgi Margvelashvili noted...
2 Mar 2017
Belarus views Georgia as important, promising partner in Transcaucasia Belarus views Georgia as important, promising partner in Transcaucasia
“We are glad to welcome you in Belarus. The visit represents an additional impulse for the governments to step up efforts to fulfill instructions of our presidents and go beyond the trade turnover of $200 million,” concluded Andrei Kobyakov...
1 Mar 2017
Belarus-Georgia relations described as example of respect, recognition of each other’s interests Belarus-Georgia relations described as example of respect, recognition of each other’s interests
“We represent an example of how two countries in different economic blocs can develop relations for the benefit of their nations without rough spots and conflicts on the basis of respect and recognition of each other’s interests,” said Giorgi Margvelashvili...
1 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarusian-Georgian relations now develop systemically and purposefully Lukashenko: Belarusian-Georgian relations now develop systemically and purposefully
Alexander Lukashenko stressed: “Within a comparatively short period of time after my visit to Georgia our interstate relations have reached a whole new level. Their development is now systemic and task-oriented. Everything we have agreed on is being successfully fulfilled”...
1 Mar 2017
PA OSCE session in Minsk expected to strengthen Belarus’ role in international politics PA OSCE session in Minsk expected to strengthen Belarus’ role in international politics
“This will help us increase the role of Belarus in matters of international politics and security, develop political dialogue with parliamentarians from other states. This will open new opportunities for advancing the national interests and expanding trade and economic cooperation,” Vladimir Andreichenko believes...
1 Mar 2017
Margvelashvili: Belarus’ efforts to strengthen regional stability will bear fruit Margvelashvili: Belarus’ efforts to strengthen regional stability will bear fruit
This Palace has become part of international history, because Belarus hosts high-profile talks thanks to your experience in establishing the diplomatic atmosphere. We are confident that your efforts to strengthen stability in the region and more globally will will bring success,” the Georgina president said...
1 Mar 2017
Belarus plans to increase trade with Georgia almost threefold within two years Belarus plans to increase trade with Georgia almost threefold within two years
According to Mikhail Rusy, the two countries have been developing close trade and economic cooperation, including the setting up of joint companies. Georgia also shows interest in the Belarusian practices of building sports facilities...
1 Mar 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus has great respect for Georgia and its people Lukashenko: Belarus has great respect for Georgia and its people
“We are always glad to see our Georgian brothers in Belarus. We have more than just common history. Thousands of Georgians fought for the liberation of Belarus on its territory. This is the part of history which will never be forgotten and cannot be forgotten. Therefore, you are very close people for us, we have always had and have great respect for your history and the people who are living in this heroic piece of land called free and independent Georgia”...
1 Mar 2017
Makei optimistic about Belarus-EU relations development Makei optimistic about Belarus-EU relations development
“I am optimistic about the development of our relations with the European Union. We are doing our best to facilitate visa regulations with the EU. I cannot say that there are no urgent issues. There is a problem we need to discuss, and we are discussing it with our European partners,” Vladimir Makei said...
1 Mar 2017
Makei on relations with Russia: There is mutual understanding of the need to settle issues Makei on relations with Russia: There is mutual understanding of the need to settle issues
“I am optimistic about the development of the bilateral relations with our Russian friends. We have recently had a thorough and substantive discussion with my colleague Sergei Lavrov. There is a mutual understanding of the need to find solution to the issues that are of concern today and move forward,” the minister said...
28 Feb 2017
Belarus, Germany to advance interparliamentary cooperation Belarus, Germany to advance interparliamentary cooperation
“Germany is our major partner, the most important partner in the European direction, and occupies a special place in the foreign policy of our country,” Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Boleslav Pirshtuk said as he met with Deputy Chairman of the Belarus-Germany group in the German parliament Johann David Wadephul...
28 Feb 2017
Lukashenko wants Belarusian history reflected objectively in school books Lukashenko wants Belarusian history reflected objectively in school books
When getting familiar with the projects nominated for the 2016 State Prize in Science and Technology, the President paid attention to the cycle of scientific works The Roots of Belarusian Statehood: The Lands of Polotsk and Vitebsk in the 9th-18th Centuries that present a new point of view on the process of formation of the territories of Eastern Slavonic early states and their centers...
28 Feb 2017
Opinion: Interregional ties are the basis for Belarus-Russia Union State development Opinion: Interregional ties are the basis for Belarus-Russia Union State development
“Promotion of integration processes and development of the Union State, first of all, depend on the interregional ties. This cooperation aspect has been the focus of our attention for the past five years. The annual economic forum of regions has become a good platform for cooperation,” Lyudmila Dobrynina said...
28 Feb 2017
Visa-free travel hailed as opportunity for foreigners to see ‘true’ Belarus Visa-free travel hailed as opportunity for foreigners to see ‘true’ Belarus
First Deputy Head of Belarus’ President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov noted that Belarus has recently launched five-day visa-free travel for citizens of 80 states. He stressed that this gives foreigners the opportunity to see the true Belarus. “Young people want to see as many tourists as possible in Belarus, want to be proud of the country, want foreigners to see us not only through the prism of social networks but also who we really are”...
27 Feb 2017
Belarus, Lithuania described as bridgeheads for penetrating EU, EEU markets Belarus, Lithuania described as bridgeheads for penetrating EU, EEU markets
"Our countries are more appealing to each other as economic partners considering Belarus’ participation in integration processes of the Eurasian Economic Union and Lithuania’s membership in the European Union," said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Lithuania Alexander Korol n a recent interview with the Baltic Times newspaper...
27 Feb 2017
Belarus’ dedication to building safe nuclear power plant underscored Belarus’ dedication to building safe nuclear power plant underscored
“As the country most affected by the Chernobyl catastrophe, Belarus pays top-priority attention to matters of nuclear safety and the transparent implementation of the Belarusian nuclear power plant construction project. We closely cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency, the European Commission, the World Association of Nuclear Operators, and other partners and use their expert potential and instruments as much as possible”...
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