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26 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus wants no war in the center of Europe Lukashenko: Belarus wants no war in the center of Europe
"We do not count on anything, but we act like normal people, civilized neighbors"...
26 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: EU is reluctant to address migrant crisis on Belarus-EU border Lukashenko: EU is reluctant to address migrant crisis on Belarus-EU border
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko told reporters after visiting the logistics center turned into a temporary accommodation facility for refugees near the border with Poland on 26 November...
25 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: The new Constitution is not being made to fit the current president and the government Lukashenko: The new Constitution is not being made to fit the current president and the government
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I always emphasize it: we are not creating the Constitution to suit us [the current government]. Even more so, the current president”...
25 Nov 2021
Lukashenko explains why Belarusian People’s Congress should be formalized in Constitution Lukashenko explains why Belarusian People’s Congress should be formalized in Constitution
"With this in mind it was proposed to formalize the status of the Belarusian People’s Congress in the Constitution and give it powers that are strategically important for maintaining stability in the country"...
23 Nov 2021
Kochanova: Belarus sticks to principles of good-neighborliness, goodwill Kochanova: Belarus sticks to principles of good-neighborliness, goodwill
Natalya Kochanova emphasized that Hans Kluge had had an opportunity to see the situation at the border with his own eyes the day before...
23 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: People should be fed and clothed Lukashenko: People should be fed and clothed
"The main thing is that people with rather low salaries (although we keep our promises here) should be able to buy foodstuffs. People should be fed and clothed. I am not speaking about any helicopter money, I do not mean that we will give them clothes for free. People must take care of themselves,” the Belarusian leader said...
22 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus will go on despite West’s sanctions Lukashenko: Belarus will go on despite West’s sanctions
Belarus will live on despite the sanctions of the West, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in an interview with BBC...
22 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: We are not barbarians, we don’t want confrontation Lukashenko: We are not barbarians, we don’t want confrontation
"We don’t need it. Because we understand that a war is unavoidable if we take things too far. And it will be a catastrophe. We understand it perfectly well. We don’t want any aggravation. But we will protect these poor souls as well as we can"...
19 Nov 2021
Lukashenko blames West for financing, controlling last year’s mutiny Lukashenko blames West for financing, controlling last year’s mutiny
“Why did you come into our house and try to destroy it last year? Why? What business of yours is our election? We didn’t meddle with the UK or America. You financed a mutiny last year. You did! You controlled the mutiny from Poland’s territory. You did. With Americans’ backing. You came into our house. We didn’t call for you”...
18 Nov 2021
Eismont discloses Lukashenko’s plan to resolve migrant crisis suggested to Merkel Eismont discloses Lukashenko’s plan to resolve migrant crisis suggested to Merkel
Press Secretary of the Belarusian President Natalya Eismont told BelTA in response to the request to provide updates on the migrant crisis and Belarus’ efforts to resolve it...
17 Nov 2021
Senator: Time for the EU to address migrant crisis on Belarus’ border via dialogue Senator: Time for the EU to address migrant crisis on Belarus’ border via dialogue
“The Belarusian authorities and our people have done a lot to support refugees stranded on the territory of Belarus. After all, with faith and mutual assistance we can overcome any ordeals. We believe that good judgment, benevolence, common sense will eventually prevail over this havoc wreaked on women, children and the elderly. Fear of losses, wars and bloodshed are deeply entrenched in the genetic memory of Belarusians"...
16 Nov 2021
Kochanova: Belarus will keep sending humanitarian aid to refugees on border with Poland Kochanova: Belarus will keep sending humanitarian aid to refugees on border with Poland
"I can assure everyone once again that we will keep doing it, no matter what, because these are human beings who found themselves in a difficult situation. Belarus will do everything to give them food and warm them up"...
16 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: UAE is ready to help resolve situation with refugees on Belarus-EU border Lukashenko: UAE is ready to help resolve situation with refugees on Belarus-EU border
According to the president, Belarus and the UAE keep in touch and there is an understanding that the UAE is ready to lend a helping hand in resolving the refugee crisis on the border. “I would like to emphasize once again that today we are ready to use any opportunity and accept any assistance from any state, especially such a friendly nation as the United Arab Emirates”...
16 Nov 2021
Lukashenko reveals details of phone talk with Merkel Lukashenko reveals details of phone talk with Merkel
“There can't be any complaints against us. We are doing everything possible to protect these people. The most important thing is to prevent attempts to smuggle weapons into this [refugee] camp. We have been taking enormous efforts to prevent it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed at the meeting...
15 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus does not want any conflict on border Lukashenko: Belarus does not want any conflict on border
"I would like to reiterate that we do not want any conflict on our state border. We have absolutely nothing to gain from this"...
15 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Any political innovations must create conditions for development of sovereign Belarus Lukashenko: Any political innovations must create conditions for development of sovereign Belarus
“I hope that today's meeting will be our final one. The goal of today's meeting is to bring together all the suggestions, to create the final shape of the updated Basic Law. We need to ensure its provisions constitute a single and coherent system,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko...
12 Nov 2021
Belarus to accomplish Sputnik V full-cycle production project by June 2022 Belarus to accomplish Sputnik V full-cycle production project by June 2022
“The project is proceeding at a fast pace. We are now at an intermediate stage. The installation of world-class biotechnological equipment is nearing completion. The first validation batch will be rolled out here in December. This is 10% of the commercial batch that will be stored and tested for stability. If everything goes on well, we will embark on registration procedures in Belarus and Russia"...
11 Nov 2021
Lukashenko urges caution as COVID-19 numbers fall in Belarus Lukashenko urges caution as COVID-19 numbers fall in Belarus
The president stated that the COVID-19 cases in Belarus began to gradually decrease: "The decline is obvious"...
11 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to hit back at new EU sanctions Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to hit back at new EU sanctions
"We provide heat to Europe, and they are threatening us with the border closure. What if we block natural gas transit?"...
11 Nov 2021
Over 30% of Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Over 30% of Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
This is bearing fruit as it helps break the chain of COVID-19 transmission. “We see a decline in the pandemic, and this is also due to the vaccination effort,” the minister said...
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