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20 Oct 2016
Kocijancic: Extensive agenda for EOC General Assembly in Minsk Kocijancic: Extensive agenda for EOC General Assembly in Minsk
"In the coming days, we will discuss a very broad range of issues related to modern sport. I would like to express gratitude to Belarusians, as it is already clear that the work of the Executive Committee and the General Assembly will be organized at a high level,” Janez Kocijancic emphasized...
20 Oct 2016
Golikova: Belarus, Russia have inner reserves to restore growth in Union State Golikova: Belarus, Russia have inner reserves to restore growth in Union State
"Thanks to the close economic relations, Belarus has become fourth largest trading partner of Russia. Russia ranks first among foreign trading partners of Belarus. Making use of the integration and its main advantages is a key factor in promoting the economic growth in the Union State"...
20 Oct 2016
Belarus calls on United Nations to promote multilingualism as investment in the future Belarus calls on United Nations to promote multilingualism as investment in the future
Andrei Dapkiunas urged the General Assembly to consider the importance of the quality and the live nature of translation, as well as the promotion of real multilingualism in the United Nations, not as an unnecessary load, but as an investment in the future of a more united and tolerant world...
19 Oct 2016
Abbas Khame Yar: Belarus’ role in maintaining peace and stability in the region is vitally important Abbas Khame Yar: Belarus’ role in maintaining peace and stability in the region is vitally important
"Today's most urgent issues is the problem of protecting independence and sovereignty as some countries, considering themselves more powerful, try to impose their policies on others. Many countries have to defend their economic, political and cultural independence"...
19 Oct 2016
Belarus applauded for sport development Belarus applauded for sport development
"Within the forthcoming three days Minsk will play host to a number of special events. We will discuss the important issues of the Olympic movement development. Special attention will be attached to the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus", Secretary General of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Raffaele Pagnozzi said...
19 Oct 2016
Ambassador: Belarus, Cuba have great prospects for cooperation in different avenues Ambassador: Belarus, Cuba have great prospects for cooperation in different avenues
"The relations between Belarus and Cuba have grown considerably over the past years. The ties between businessmen and government agencies have been intensified. High-level visits have become more frequent,” Gerardo Suarez Alvarez noted...
19 Oct 2016
Ryzhenkov: Belarus will put forward a number of initiatives at 45th EOC GA in Minsk Ryzhenkov: Belarus will put forward a number of initiatives at 45th EOC GA in Minsk
“Belarus will put forward a number of initiatives at the 45th EOC General Assembly. Doping in sport is a pressing issue today. We believe that the National Olympic Committees should work out a consolidated position on the matter"...
19 Oct 2016
Professionalism of Belarusian army praised Professionalism of Belarusian army praised
Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov made the statement as he delivered his report to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko...
19 Oct 2016
Belarus calls for integrating intellectual capabilities of countries in agriculture Belarus calls for integrating intellectual capabilities of countries in agriculture
"The role of agricultural science cannot be overestimated. All achievements in the agricultural sector over the last decade have been made thanks to agricultural science or thanks to its contribution,” Vladimir Gusakov noted...
18 Oct 2016
Call for exchange of experience in environmental protection between Belarus, Iran Call for exchange of experience in environmental protection between Belarus, Iran
Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar noted that the issues of nature conservation and protection are of particular importance since human intervention can sometimes lead to irreversible consequences, and this applies to all countries...
18 Oct 2016
European ecologists invited to monitor Belarusian nuclear power plant European ecologists invited to monitor Belarusian nuclear power plant
Chairman of the Board of the Belarusian public association Ecological Initiative Yuri Solovyev told...
18 Oct 2016
Senators to work harder to attract investments to Belarus Senators to work harder to attract investments to Belarus
“Any country needs investments these days. Legislative efforts to raise investments for Belarus represent one of the kinds of work that lawyers do. In my opinion, no investors will come to work in Belarus if they are not sure whether their investments will be legally protected or not”...
17 Oct 2016
Makei satisfied with progress in Belarus-EU relations over past two-three years Makei satisfied with progress in Belarus-EU relations over past two-three years
"We do want to establish normal trade, economic, political and other types of cooperation with the neighboring countries and centers of power”...
17 Oct 2016
Measures to support motherhood and childhood in Belarus hailed as successful Measures to support motherhood and childhood in Belarus hailed as successful
“The support which is provided today is significant. But there is no limit to perfection. Given a chance, we will look for new options of assistance for families with children,” Belarus’ Vice Premier Natalia Kochanova noted...
17 Oct 2016
Makei: Belarus wants to do as much as possible for peace and stability in the region Makei: Belarus wants to do as much as possible for peace and stability in the region
“On the whole, the situation in the region encourages us to think not about new dividing lines and confrontation but about how we can return to the positive times"...
17 Oct 2016
Belarus’ food security praised Belarus’ food security praised
Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) Vladimir Gusakov said...
17 Oct 2016
Prince Michael of Kent ready to promote mutual investment between Belarus, UK Prince Michael of Kent ready to promote mutual investment between Belarus, UK
“Now it is the best time to pay a visit to your country. Over a two-day visit I saw that you had made a giant step forward in the economic, trade, cultural relations”..
14 Oct 2016
Belarus expected to worthily preside over CSTO Belarus expected to worthily preside over CSTO
"Belarus’ presidency promises to be full of content. In this case we are absolutely sure that our Belarusian partners will worthily perform these functions,” said Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary of the President of Russia...
14 Oct 2016
Lukashenko: CSTO doesn’t have to wait for NATO’s recognition Lukashenko: CSTO doesn’t have to wait for NATO’s recognition
The Belarus President said: “All of us have stated that nobody wants to recognize the CSTO, particularly NATO. It seems we are not the right sort. I was listening to this talk, thinking that they will never recognize us if we beg for their recognition. We have to force them to recognize our organization”...
14 Oct 2016
Mukhamadiev: Belarus Red Cross is effective and reliable partner of IFRC Mukhamadiev: Belarus Red Cross is effective and reliable partner of IFRC
“In today's world the Red Cross movement is facing a lot of challenges and threats. Therefore, the staff and volunteers of Belarus Red Cross actively mobilize all efforts to counter such threats and help the neediest people in this difficult period
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