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2 Oct 2020
UN coordinator in Belarus meets with Internal Affairs Ministry officials UN coordinator in Belarus meets with Internal Affairs Ministry officials
Top officials of the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry and representatives of other government agencies met with UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki in the ministry on 2 October...
2 Oct 2020
Belarus’ MFA: Sanctions alienate EU from Belarus Belarus’ MFA: Sanctions alienate EU from Belarus
"The positive results have been tangible for both sides. That's a fact. So is a fact that the European Union has not been able to enact, over a quarter of a century, the Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation with Belarus, but a few weeks was enough for it to impose sanctions”...
2 Oct 2020
Andreichenko: The country’s fate will be decided by Belarusians themselves Andreichenko: The country’s fate will be decided by Belarusians themselves
“We clearly see the problems that are primarily of concern to citizens. The MPs should focus on the issues related to employment, creation of new jobs, payment of salaries, pensions and social benefits. We should not feel relaxed in the fight against the coronavirus. The most vulnerable categories of the population – people with disabilities, lonely elderly people, and large families - still need support”...
30 Sep 2020
Thoughtful changes, reforms seen as the only way forward for Belarus Thoughtful changes, reforms seen as the only way forward for Belarus
“Only by preserving peace and order, going the evolutionary rather than revolutionary path, by promoting reasonable, thoughtful changes and reforms as part of the national dialogue that we can ensure the effective development of Belarus as an independent, sovereign state,” Vladimir Andreichenko said...
29 Sep 2020
Matviyenko: All economic problems of Russia and Belarus are solvable Matviyenko: All economic problems of Russia and Belarus are solvable
The head of the Federation Council noted that Russia's position on Belarus remains unchanged. "We are in favor of further deepening the economic cooperation between our countries, improving its mechanisms based on the principles of equality, mutual benefit, respect for each other's interests"...
29 Sep 2020
Putin: Russia, Belarus seek to give impetus to regional ties Putin: Russia, Belarus seek to give impetus to regional ties
"W“The authorities of Russia and Belarus are interested in adding an impetus to the development of regional ties which are one of the most important components of the truly brotherly, friendly and allied relations between Russia and Belarus built on the principles of equality and respect for each other's interests”...
29 Sep 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia treasure the memory of the Great Patriotic War Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia treasure the memory of the Great Patriotic War
“We are proud that Belarusians and Russians, together with other USSR peoples, made a decisive contribution to the victory over fascism. This year we have celebrated a sacred event for all of us - the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War,” the Belarusian leader said...
28 Sep 2020
Belarus’ MFA calls for end to bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone Belarus’ MFA calls for end to bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone
“We not only call on but also sincerely ask Azerbaijan and Armenia, who are important partners for us, to stop fighting, renounce the use of weapons and find ways to peacefully resolve the situation, including within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group. We reaffirm our readiness to provide necessary assistance to promote the dialogue between the parties in this and other formats acceptable to them”...
28 Sep 2020
Belarusian historians continue to research Great Patriotic War Belarusian historians continue to research Great Patriotic War
“It is important to ensure objective coverage of the Great Victory of the Soviet people and to preserve the memory of the selfless heroic feat of our people. In Belarus, the National Academy of Sciences has spearheaded a lot of scientific research into those historical events. A lot of papers have been published”...
28 Sep 2020
Belarus strongly rejects practice of unilateral coercive measures in international relations Belarus strongly rejects practice of unilateral coercive measures in international relations
Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said as he spoke at the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly...
28 Sep 2020
Matviyenko: Russia and Belarus maintain high cooperation rates despite pandemic Matviyenko: Russia and Belarus maintain high cooperation rates despite pandemic
“I am sure that the decisions of the forum will contribute to the restoration of the level and further development of the Russian-Belarusian economic relations. Of course, we want it to happen faster. That is why a lot of representatives of the subjects of the Russian Federation and people engaged in business are taking part in the work of the forum”...
28 Sep 2020
Regional cooperation hailed as important for development of Belarus, Russia Regional cooperation hailed as important for development of Belarus, Russia
"We believe that the development of our states, the Union State largely depends on cooperation between the regions," Yuri Vorobyov said...
25 Sep 2020
Presidents of two countries invited to Belarus-Russia regional forum Presidents of two countries invited to Belarus-Russia regional forum
In his words, the countries seek to enhance cooperation between regions, and the forum serves the goal. It will welcome about 1,500 participants on the first day and some 300 on the second one. The Russian delegation will include 120 participants, including some 20 heads of economic entities...
24 Sep 2020
Unprecedented level of development of Belarusian-Chinese relations noted Unprecedented level of development of Belarusian-Chinese relations noted
The ambassador said that Chinese-Belarusian relations are going through the best period of history now. The two countries frequently exchange visits of high-ranking delegations. Political mutual trust grows stronger all the time...
24 Sep 2020
Ambassador: Scope of Belarus-China cooperation expanding Ambassador: Scope of Belarus-China cooperation expanding
"For more than 2,400 days of my work as Chinese ambassador to Belarus I have felt a friendly attitude of the Belarusian people towards me, the staff of the Chinese embassy and the Chinese people every day"...
24 Sep 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus will always be a friendly country for China Lukashenko: Belarus will always be a friendly country for China
“You will soon be in Beijing. I ask you to convey my warmest words of gratitude to my friend, president of China, for the support he has always provided and especially the one provided recently"...
23 Sep 2020
Lukashenko: I feel very proud for Belarusians as I assume office today Lukashenko: I feel very proud for Belarusians as I assume office today
"The day of the president's inauguration is a day of our common victory, a convincing and fateful victory. We did not just elect the president of the country. We defended our values, our peaceful life, sovereignty and independence"...
21 Sep 2020
Lukashenko comments on higher education, brain drain, patriotism in healthcare Lukashenko comments on higher education, brain drain, patriotism in healthcare
"Our education is great. Our specialists who receive education in Belarus are valued across the globe"...
21 Sep 2020
Belarus’ PM stresses importance of ties with Russian regions Belarus’ PM stresses importance of ties with Russian regions
"Our trade rose by 8.4% in 2019 and surged by 17.7% in January-June 2020. I believe that we should continue moving forward, because we have opportunities and resources to reinforce this positive trend, primarily in the manufacturing sector"...
21 Sep 2020
Call to intensify work on Belarus-Russia Union State road maps Call to intensify work on Belarus-Russia Union State road maps
In his opinion, all road maps are aimed at improving the conditions for Russians and Belarusians in different sectors such as healthcare, insurance, taxation...
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