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14 Oct 2016
Belarus has a clear-cut nuclear and radiation safety oversight system Belarus has a clear-cut nuclear and radiation safety oversight system
Petteri Tiippana, Director General of the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), the head of the mission of the IAEA Integrated Regulatory Review Service to Belarus said...
14 Oct 2016
Belarus ready to inform Lithuania on IAEA IRRS recommendations Belarus ready to inform Lithuania on IAEA IRRS recommendations
“All the conclusions and proposals made by the mission will be published and made publicly available for all. I think that with the mission’s consent we will distribute all its conclusions among all the stakeholders,” noted Vladimir Vashchenko...
13 Oct 2016
Belarus, Australia urged to expand cooperation Belarus, Australia urged to expand cooperation
"Australia and Belarus have cooperation prospects in such areas as mechanical engineering, including the agricultural one, the agro-industrial complex in general, culture, and the organization of sport events." The diplomat stressed that the main thing is to find common areas of interest...
13 Oct 2016
Belarus, Russia's Kurgan Oblast urged to boost bilateral trade Belarus, Russia's Kurgan Oblast urged to boost bilateral trade
“We need to reach at least $100 million in mutual trade. I think that this goal is feasible,” Andrei Kobyakov said said as he met with Kurgan Oblast Governor Aleksei Kokorin. Priority should be given to cooperation in trade, engineering, industry, and agriculture...
13 Oct 2016
MFA: Opening Consulate General in Guangzhou will give new impetus to Belarus-China relations MFA: Opening Consulate General in Guangzhou will give new impetus to Belarus-China relations
“Such a move will have a positive impact on the establishment of direct contacts between the business communities of the two countries and will help increase mutual tourist flows,” Andrei Grinkevich, the head of the Asia, Australia and Oceania department at the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
13 Oct 2016
Belarus hopes to sign trade agreement with EU in future Belarus hopes to sign trade agreement with EU in future
“The agreement on commercial dialogue which we have signed today is obviously not the final stop in our trade relations. This document is the first step in the development of a modern and transparent legal framework. In the long term, we would like to sign either a separate trade agreement with the EU or a new partnership and cooperation agreement,” Andrei Yevdochenko said...
13 Oct 2016
Pirshtuk: Belarus has a lot to offer EU in terms of trade Pirshtuk: Belarus has a lot to offer EU in terms of trade
“Politics and economy are interconnected. One thing does not happen without the other. The task of the MPs is to combine all this into a single whole and get the result we are aiming for,” the Vice Speaker noted...
13 Oct 2016
Call for advancing Belarus-Germany trade, economic cooperation to new heights Call for advancing Belarus-Germany trade, economic cooperation to new heights
“Recently a number of events have been held and steps have been taken, which, from our point of view, allow talking about important positive changes in bilateral relations between Belarus and Germany, Belarus and the European Union as a whole. I think that today good prerequisites are available for advancing our economic cooperation to a brand new level," Yevgeny Shestakov said...
12 Oct 2016
Forum on traditional culture hailed as good platform for new ideas Forum on traditional culture hailed as good platform for new ideas
“Traditional culture is an important part of the national culture, a basis of the national identity that strengthens the spiritual bond between the generations and epochs. The forum will become a good platform to discuss the best traditions of the national and world culture, creative discussions and new cultural ideas,” stressed Vasily Chernik...
12 Oct 2016
Zinovsky: UK’s support in international financial institutions important for Belarus Zinovsky: UK’s support in international financial institutions important for Belarus
Vladimir Zinovsky as he met with Prince Michael of Kent, a member of the British Royal family, noted the significant potential of cooperation between Belarus and the United Kingdom in trade, economy and investment...
12 Oct 2016
Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch
“Together with the Energy Ministry, we are implementing a range of projects that lay the foundation for the development of this sector in general. We certainly expect considerable environmental effect from the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant,” Iya Malkina noted...
11 Oct 2016
Energy named driving force behind Belarus’ economic growth Energy named driving force behind Belarus’ economic growth
"We cannot allow ourselves to stop in our development. We need to search for new technological solutions, create conditions for the implementation of innovative projects, develop research activities in the energy sector, train highly-qualified personnel"...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus’ Energy Ministry views oil, gas agreements with Russia as win-win solution Belarus’ Energy Ministry views oil, gas agreements with Russia as win-win solution
“The protocol provides a comprehensive solution to the issues that we had in the oil and gas industry,” Belarusian Energy Minister Vladimir Potupchik told reporters at the Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum...
11 Oct 2016
Speaker: Hard work ahead as Belarus prepares to host OSCE PA session Speaker: Hard work ahead as Belarus prepares to host OSCE PA session
“We have a busy international agenda. The main event for us in this regard will be the regular summer session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk. The event is very important for the country. We should ensure a top-notch organization of the event. All the preparatory work will lie mainly with the House of Representatives,” Vladimir Andreichenko said...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus president urges to improve personnel situation in social services Belarus president urges to improve personnel situation in social services
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement as he heard out a report from Deputy Prime Minister Natalya Kochanova. The head of state underlined that it is time to get things moving for the sake of addressing these issues. The President described problems by using specific spheres as an example. Sport was one of them...
11 Oct 2016
Belarus, Poland to team up for China’s global projects Belarus, Poland to team up for China’s global projects
“We believe that Belarus and Poland, despite them making part of different integration associations, should consider it not as an obstacle but as a chance to search for new opportunities. Through expanding its presence in Belarus, Poland will be able to enter the 170-million-strong market of the Eurasian Economic Union," said Vladimir Makei...
10 Oct 2016
Belarus, Russia need to agree on equal conditions for economic operators Belarus, Russia need to agree on equal conditions for economic operators
“We do not demand anything extraordinary from the Russian Federation. We want our economic operators and our people to be in equal conditions in the Union State of Belarus and Russia in accordance with the Union State Treaty. This is the only thing that we demand,” the President said...
10 Oct 2016
Belarus shares all information on NPP project Belarus shares all information on NPP project
“We are open to everyone in what concerns the construction of the nuclear power plant. Even the smallest details on the project are available in the information center in Ostrovets. We are absolutely open for our neighbors regarding the NPP construction project,” Belarus’ First Deputy Energy Minister Leonid Shenets said at the 5th Belarusian-German Energy Forum in Minsk...
10 Oct 2016
Finance Minister: Belarus’ budget 2017 is real, balanced Finance Minister: Belarus’ budget 2017 is real, balanced
The draft budget for 2017 has been developed taking into account the need to secure macroeconomic stability and create conditions for economic growth. “The budget is based on a conservative forecast for economic growth – 100.2% as against 101.7% approved by the head of state’s decree"...
7 Oct 2016
Hosting OSCE PA session expected to contribute to Belarus’ positive image Hosting OSCE PA session expected to contribute to Belarus’ positive image
He noted that many representatives of other countries are interested in Belarus and voice their desire to come to Belarus to learn more about it. “I hope they will see that we want peace, cooperation, that we want to evolve and keep pace with time. But we do not want to be pressured or have any terms dictated to us”...
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