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28 Mar 2019
Kurz: Trostenets Memorial highlights the countries’ commitment to Never Again motto Kurz: Trostenets Memorial highlights the countries’ commitment to Never Again motto
“We bow before the countless victims from Austria, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, the victims from Belarus. We will never forget this place and its name. We believe that it should serve as a warning in order to emphasize our commitment to the motto “Never Again”...
28 Mar 2019
Conditions in place for social impact investments in Belarus Conditions in place for social impact investments in Belarus
“Impact investments represent a comparatively new financial tool, which has a considerable potential and enjoys growing recognition all over the world. The development of this direction can provide an additional stimulus for sustainable economic growth”...
28 Mar 2019
Belarus, EU seen as neighbors helping each other Belarus, EU seen as neighbors helping each other
According to the diplomat, the Belarusian side expects relations with the European Union to develop successfully since the two sides are connected by common interests. Apart from that, the European Union is Belarus’ second most important trade partner...
28 Mar 2019
State of Nation Address viewed as highlight of Belarus parliament’s spring session State of Nation Address viewed as highlight of Belarus parliament’s spring session
“19 April is a tentative date for the State of the Nation Address,” the speaker said...
28 Mar 2019
Ambassador: Trostenets tragedy builds emotional bonds between Belarus, Austria Ambassador: Trostenets tragedy builds emotional bonds between Belarus, Austria
“Belarus keeps the remains of many our citizens buried in Trostenets. It is an emotional matter,” Aloisia Woergetter said. She emphasized that the two countries are united by the repercussions of that tragedy...
27 Mar 2019
Belarus parliament in favor of continued liberalization of business regulations Belarus parliament in favor of continued liberalization of business regulations
At present the Belarusian currency market experiences no drastic changes of currency exchange rates. Interest rates continue falling. The banking system operates steadily. Inflation is even below forecast figures...
27 Mar 2019
MP: Belarus has gender-neutral legislation MP: Belarus has gender-neutral legislation
“The findings suggest that the national legislation is mostly gender-neutral and does not contain any provisions that would constitute discrimination against women,” the MP noted...
26 Mar 2019
Shchetkina: Belarus Remembers campaign to show women’s contribution to the victory Shchetkina: Belarus Remembers campaign to show women’s contribution to the victory
The Belarusian Union of Women launched the campaign to mark the 75th anniversary of Belarus’ liberation from the German invaders. It aims to show the role of women during and after the war...
25 Mar 2019
Belarus seeks closer ties with Pakistan in manufacturing Belarus seeks closer ties with Pakistan in manufacturing
Pavel Utyupin noted that Belarus and Pakistan developed a substantial legal framework of bilateral cooperation consisting of about 80 agreements. The two countries established solid partnerships in agriculture, pharmaceutics, science and education...
25 Mar 2019
Turkey looks forward to Belarus president’s visit Turkey looks forward to Belarus president’s visit
The diplomat drew attention to the importance of exchanging visits, including top-level ones. She mentioned active dialogue and cooperation between Belarus and Turkey and the lack of any problems and contradictions between them...
22 Mar 2019
Belarus’ FM warns against attempts to distort history, whitewash WW2 criminals Belarus’ FM warns against attempts to distort history, whitewash WW2 criminals
“We should not forget about the tragic pages of the history, the feat of those who fought against the Nazis. We must not let those who killed people be called heroes,” the foreign minister stressed...
22 Mar 2019
Minsk ready to host high-level event timed to Eastern Partnership’s 10th anniversary Minsk ready to host high-level event timed to Eastern Partnership’s 10th anniversary
Vladimir Makei pointed out that Belarus pursues a goal-seeking constructive policy aimed at bringing about more stability in the region...
22 Mar 2019
Lukashenko: Agricultural sector has great prospects Lukashenko: Agricultural sector has great prospects
"We produce flax, milk… Oil does not have such a profit margin today. Even the Belarusian oil that we sell a little bit (and this is the best type of oil) does not generate such profit"...
22 Mar 2019
Lukashenko: Country’s stability depends on economic growth Lukashenko: Country’s stability depends on economic growth
"If we support our economic development at the proper level, if we gradually move forward every year, make progress every five-year period, our country will always be stable and no one will be able to turn us anywhere. The main thing is the economy"...
21 Mar 2019
Belarus keen to develop cooperation with France in economy, humanitarian affairs Belarus keen to develop cooperation with France in economy, humanitarian affairs
Addressing the French MPs, Ambassador Igor Fisenko noted that Belarus considers the inter-parliamentary dialogue an important tool of bilateral cooperation and that the country is interested in active cooperation with France in economic and humanitarian affairs...
21 Mar 2019
Stadler Rail Group owner delighted by business operation terms in Belarus Stadler Rail Group owner delighted by business operation terms in Belarus
“The quality standards we follow here absolutely match the German ones or the Swiss ones. Belarusian workers are very well trained and educated. Thanks to that we can reach not only on the Belarusian market but also the global one”...
20 Mar 2019
Voronetsky: Belarus’ Helsinki-2 initiative aims to build trust between countries Voronetsky: Belarus’ Helsinki-2 initiative aims to build trust between countries
According to him, there is a need to create a context in international politics which would lead to a greater trust between the countries. This is what the peaceful foreign policy and the initiative of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to launch a new political process similar to Helsinki Process are aimed for...
20 Mar 2019
Opinion: Belarus-Kazakhstan relations will remain friendly Opinion: Belarus-Kazakhstan relations will remain friendly
The Ambassador noted that it is important to further develop bilateral cooperation with Belarus, especially in trade and economy. According to him, Belarus-Kazakhstan trade is about $1 billion. Belarus exports a lot of goods to Kazakhstan...
20 Mar 2019
Belarus, Stadler plan more joint projects Belarus, Stadler plan more joint projects
“This can be mechanical engineering. Some projects, however, are not related to the main line of business of the company”...
19 Mar 2019
Prices, possible investments in telecommunications in focus of Belarusian government conference Prices, possible investments in telecommunications in focus of Belarusian government conference
"The head of state pays close attention to the sphere of information and communication technologies. Today it is one of the drivers of our economy’s growth"...
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