Belarus Visa-Free: Now For 30 Days
Official Website of the Republic of Belarus
News
Belarus Events Calendar
Belarus’ Top Tourist Sites
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belarus
Belarusian sanatoria and health resorts
Souvenirs from Belarus
| Home | News | Opinions & Interviews

Opinions & Interviews

2 Oct 2017
Samarasinha: Helsinki Process restart may become an important preventive measure Samarasinha: Helsinki Process restart may become an important preventive measure
“Peace and stability are the highest values for the Belarusian authorities and the Belarusian people in general. I fully support the idea of inviting different stakeholders to Minsk,” said Sanaka Samarasinha...
30 Sep 2017
Opinion: WorldSkills Competition stimulates vocational education in Belarus Opinion: WorldSkills Competition stimulates vocational education in Belarus
"Participation in this competition does not only enhance the country’s image but also helps it study new approaches to the organization of vocational training. In general, this is an impetus to the development of vocational education in the country"...
29 Sep 2017
Positive momentum in Kyrgyzstan-Belarus relations emphasized Positive momentum in Kyrgyzstan-Belarus relations emphasized
“There has been a steady positive trend in Belarus-Kyrgyzstan relations since 2015. Bilateral political contacts have intensified; bilateral cooperation in international organizations has been developing. The presidents, prime ministers, ministers of foreign affairs of the two countries regularly meet on the sidelines of sessions of the CIS Heads of State Council and the Heads of Government Council"...
29 Sep 2017
Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to finish autumn field work Lukashenko urges to step up efforts to finish autumn field work
According to Alexander Lukashenko, it is possible that farmers relaxed after the grain harvesting. At the same time, agrarians will have to do a lot to finish autumn sowing, harvesting of vegetables and corn...
28 Sep 2017
Belarus government satisfied with tight cooperation with church Belarus government satisfied with tight cooperation with church
In his words, tight cooperation between the state and the church in the moral and patriotic upbringing of people, particularly the younger generation, represents an important component of the social stability in Belarus...
28 Sep 2017
Angelo Bagnasco: Europe pins great hopes on Minsk agreements Angelo Bagnasco: Europe pins great hopes on Minsk agreements
“Europe pays close attention to Minsk agreements and pins high hopes on them. We want these agreements to be put into action so that our hopes come true,” said Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa, President of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences (CCEE)...
28 Sep 2017
Catholic, Orthodox Christians in Belarus face challenges of time together Catholic, Orthodox Christians in Belarus face challenges of time together
In his opinion, the participation of Metropolitan Pavel in events of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences is another testimony of the fact that Catholic and Orthodox believers try to jointly respond to challenges of time and resolve emerging problems...
28 Sep 2017
New IMF program for Belarus ready, minor adjustments in progress New IMF program for Belarus ready, minor adjustments in progress
“Work on preparing the program is suspended because in essence the program is ready and negotiations on it are over. There are differences of opinion on some aspects and we continue bringing them together, each side on its own”...
28 Sep 2017
European cardinal impressed by close cooperation between confessions in Belarus European cardinal impressed by close cooperation between confessions in Belarus
"I am impressed by the efforts Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, the government and the heads of the church make to ensure the peaceful coexistence of all the confessions in Belarus," said Cardinal Vinko Puljic, Head of the Bishop’s Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Member of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences (CCEE)...
28 Sep 2017
Belarus’ role in building peaceful European future emphasized Belarus’ role in building peaceful European future emphasized
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa, President of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences (CCEE), noted as he met with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko...
28 Sep 2017
Lukashenko suggests meeting of Patriarch Kirill, Pope Francis in Minsk Lukashenko suggests meeting of Patriarch Kirill, Pope Francis in Minsk
“We talked about the results of the meeting between the Pope and Patriarch Kirill, which took place somewhere far away, in Cuba. I think we should consider their meeting here, in Minsk. This is the place where the problems of the West and the East, the North and the South can be discussed”...
28 Sep 2017
Kondrusiewicz: Belarus is fast becoming a center of attraction for the whole continent Kondrusiewicz: Belarus is fast becoming a center of attraction for the whole continent
In his words, the president’s meeting with representatives of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences is a sign of the state’s respect to the Roman Catholic Church, and also a sign of the developing relations between them for the purpose of serving people...
27 Sep 2017
Belarus’ tourism industry described as increasingly vibrant Belarus’ tourism industry described as increasingly vibrant
"Over the years it has become one of the most vigorously developing industries of the national economy. Now we can present Belarus to our guests. We can offer many high-quality services, there are many places of interest,” First Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov said...
27 Sep 2017
Ambitious plans for trade between Belarus, Russia’s Siberian Federal District Ambitious plans for trade between Belarus, Russia’s Siberian Federal District
The statement was made by Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov as he met with the Russian President’s Plenipotentiary Representative to the Siberian Federal District Sergei Menyailo. In his words, in January-July 2017 the bilateral trade was close to $600 million...
26 Sep 2017
Cui Qiming: China will continue maintaining momentum in cooperation with Belarus Cui Qiming: China will continue maintaining momentum in cooperation with Belarus
The head of the diplomatic mission believes that China and Belarus are really close friends and sincere partners, who are ready to help each other. According to him, the China-Belarus bilateral exchanges and cooperation have reached the best period in history, at a time when bilateral relations are advancing to a higher level...
26 Sep 2017
Foreign observers delighted by Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017 Foreign observers delighted by Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017
"During the final phase of the exercise I was present at the command post where top-ranking government officials were, including Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. I heard no remarks other than delight at the end of the wargames. I am absolutely sincere and objective about it"...
26 Sep 2017
Duncan satisfied with results of visit to Belarus, promises to tell Theresa May Duncan satisfied with results of visit to Belarus, promises to tell Theresa May
Alan Duncan emphasized that the UK continues paying great attention to the development of relations with Belarus. Everything will be done for the progress that Belarus has achieved so far to be recognized worldwide, he added...
26 Sep 2017
UK pledges full support for Belarus’ WTO accession process UK pledges full support for Belarus’ WTO accession process
“There is interaction; Belarus has full support of the UK for our WTO accession process. This has been declared at the political level,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the United Kingdom Sergei Aleinik said...
26 Sep 2017
Makei emphasizes mutual interest of Belarus, UK in developing political dialogue Makei emphasizes mutual interest of Belarus, UK in developing political dialogue
“I would like to take note of the mutual, as I see it, interest of the two countries in the further development of the political dialogue. It is an important addition to our economic cooperation,” said the Belarusian minister of foreign affairs...
26 Sep 2017
Duncan: Belarus is a very important partner for Britain Duncan: Belarus is a very important partner for Britain
The UK minister stressed that he had a very pleasant conversation with the Belarusian president. During the meeting he stated that Britain considers Belarus a very important partner...
Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
Great Patriotic War monuments in Belarus
Partisan Chronicles