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24 Sep 2019
Andreichenko: With INF over, the world has come to very dangerous point Andreichenko: With INF over, the world has come to very dangerous point
Vladimir Andreichenko expressed concern that “the policy of intimidation, national selfishness, disregard for the interests of entire countries and peoples are once again coming to the forefront in the name of preserving the dominant position of individual states”...
24 Sep 2019
Belarus determined to implement roadmap of economic reforms Belarus determined to implement roadmap of economic reforms
"We are fully aware of the issues we have and we are determined to deal with them without delay starting from next year and the next five-year period"...
23 Sep 2019
Belarus’ representative at Junior Eurovision shares impressions of national selection Belarus’ representative at Junior Eurovision shares impressions of national selection
"I was not sure that I would win, because the final show featured very strong artists with great acts. The competition was really tough and I congratulate all the singers on making it to the final"...
23 Sep 2019
Opinion: Good relations between church and state in Belarus Opinion: Good relations between church and state in Belarus
"Today we have an opportunity to openly practice our religion, go to church freely, pray, receive communion, follow Christ and do other things to become a better person"...
23 Sep 2019
Schengen visa at €35 for Belarus two months after agreements are signed Schengen visa at €35 for Belarus two months after agreements are signed
The head of the European Union's Delegation to Belarus added that the negotiations on visa facilitation and readmission agreements had been completed earlier this year, and now both parties are implementing the procedures that “will help us sign these two agreements, which will come into force two months after they are signed”...
20 Sep 2019
Grodno Oblast’s accomplishments in economy, social sphere praised Grodno Oblast’s accomplishments in economy, social sphere praised
“Grodno Oblast boasts unique history, rich cultural legacy, and a huge human potential. Thanks to every resident’s hard work and love for the native country the region leads in a number of areas and is at the forefront of positive changes in economy and social sphere”...
20 Sep 2019
Days of Russian spiritual culture in Belarus to highlight shared historical memory Days of Russian spiritual culture in Belarus to highlight shared historical memory
The relationship between the peoples of Belarus and Russia is truly brotherly thanks to a lot of reasons: common Slavic roots, a thousand years of good neighborly relations, cooperation, and mutual help, traditions that are based on similar moral and ethical values...
20 Sep 2019
Preparations for Belarus' Zhirovichi Monastery anniversary celebrations discussed in Minsk Preparations for Belarus' Zhirovichi Monastery anniversary celebrations discussed in Minsk
"The Zhirovichi Monastery is well known abroad and we should use the anniversary celebrations as a means to attract tourists"...
20 Sep 2019
Lukashenko: Grodno Oblast famous for its diligent people, hospitality Lukashenko: Grodno Oblast famous for its diligent people, hospitality
"The contemporary history of the region begins on 20 September 1944 when a region with a center in the ancient town of Grodno was formed in the hardest time after Belarus’ liberation from Nazi invaders"...
19 Sep 2019
Ceferin: UEFA will help Belarus to develop football Ceferin: UEFA will help Belarus to develop football
Speaking about the new steps in this direction, the UEFA head noted that the organization will not only continue to assist in the development of infrastructure, primarily in the regions, but will also contribute to the training of Belarusian coaches...
19 Sep 2019
UEFA president: Belarus can make a good host of UEFA Super Cup UEFA president: Belarus can make a good host of UEFA Super Cup
"I do not know yet where and when the next competitions will take place. I am confident, however, that the Belarusian federation can make a bid and can definitely make a good host of the tournament"...
19 Sep 2019
UEFA president announces new stage in cooperation with Belarus UEFA president announces new stage in cooperation with Belarus
"The Belarusian Football Federation and UEFA have been cooperating successfully. Any successful cooperation can be further improved. We have good professional relations with the federation"...
18 Sep 2019
Belarus to continue exporting electricity after nuclear power plant goes online Belarus to continue exporting electricity after nuclear power plant goes online
"Today we have a lot of proposals and have signed a number of contracts on exporting electricity. In 2019 we expect we will be able to double electricity export in comparison with last year"...
18 Sep 2019
Chudakov: IAEA will continue to cooperate closely with Belarus Chudakov: IAEA will continue to cooperate closely with Belarus
The parties discussed the current cooperation between Belarus and the agency, the results of the IAEA missions in the country, and particularly the recent pre-OSART mission to assess the operational safety of the nuclear power plant under construction...
18 Sep 2019
Opinion: Despite solid figures, Belarus-India trade sector has much more potential Opinion: Despite solid figures, Belarus-India trade sector has much more potential
Belarus has a significant potential for the future in the mechanical engineering sector. BelAZ has recently won a number of big tenders that will total in the delivery of almost 200 haulers to Indian partners...
18 Sep 2019
Minsk Metro contract described as very important for Stadler Minsk Minsk Metro contract described as very important for Stadler Minsk
"The order from the Minsk metro system operator is very important for our company Stadler Minsk. We are proud of the fact that we have the first metro trains that we will ship soon. I am glad that our enterprise in Belarus did not just make them but designed them"...
17 Sep 2019
Hale: United States not asking Belarus to choose between East, West Hale: United States not asking Belarus to choose between East, West
At the same time, the U.S. official noted that there are still aspects of the Belarus Democracy Act with which the Belarusian government needs to contend, and the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections represent an opportunity to address the spirit of the concerns outlined in the Belarus Democracy Act...
17 Sep 2019
Decision to reinstall ambassadors hailed as historic moment in Belarus-USA relations Decision to reinstall ambassadors hailed as historic moment in Belarus-USA relations
“The USA remains committed to supporting the sovereignty and independence of Belarus where next generations will have a successful future,” the diplomat said...
17 Sep 2019
Total openness of negotiations between Belarus president, high-ranking U.S. diplomat noted Total openness of negotiations between Belarus president, high-ranking U.S. diplomat noted
"The visit is taking place in an important period for the history of Belarusian-American relations. The fact that Mister Hale is in Belarus is important by itself"...
17 Sep 2019
Belarus open to contacts with European Commission on nuclear power plant stress tests action plan Belarus open to contacts with European Commission on nuclear power plant stress tests action plan
Olga Lugovskaya noted that the national action plan is not set in stone and can be adjusted if it is advisable. For instance, the plan stipulates measures of research nature. It is possible additional actions will be required once the researches are over...
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