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15 Apr 2016
Restoration works at Belarus’ National Art Museum in full swing Restoration works at Belarus’ National Art Museum in full swing
“Despite all financial difficulties the works continue, and a museum quarter in Minsk will appear in three years,” Belarus Culture Minister Boris Svetlov told media at a meeting to mark International Culture Day...
15 Apr 2016
Belarus’ leading role in combating human trafficking recognized internationally Belarus’ leading role in combating human trafficking recognized internationally
Belarus delegation with Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Valentin Rybakov took part in a thematic roundtable “Trafficking in Persons: Eliminating Forced Labor” that was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York...
14 Apr 2016
Makei: Foreign countries would like to see Belarus as a reliable friend and partner Makei: Foreign countries would like to see Belarus as a reliable friend and partner
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei made the statement as he summed up results of the Belarusian delegation’s participation in the Istanbul summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation...
14 Apr 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus consciously chooses stronger ties with the Muslim world Lukashenko: Belarus consciously chooses stronger ties with the Muslim world
"By implementing the multi-vector policy and being open to the external world, by not willing to be constrained in the narrow bounds of Eurocentrism at the end of 1990s we became the only full-fledged member of the Non-Aligned Movement among all European countries at that moment in time”...
14 Apr 2016
Kazakhstan offers infrastructure for Belarus’ trade with China Kazakhstan offers infrastructure for Belarus’ trade with China
The idea was mentioned during the meeting of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul...
14 Apr 2016
Vice Premier: Belarusian agricultural sector is ready for WTO accession Vice Premier: Belarusian agricultural sector is ready for WTO accession
“Everything has been estimated for the WTO entry. This work had been conducted ahead of the country’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union. Then we calculated everything taking into account the WTO mode of operation,” noted Mikhail Rusy...
13 Apr 2016
Kobyakov: Belarusian initiatives create foundation for further integration in EEU Kobyakov: Belarusian initiatives create foundation for further integration in EEU
“I would like to thank every one of you for all-round support of Belarus as EEU Chairman in 2015,” Andrei Kobyakov said addressing the EEU Prime Ministers...
13 Apr 2016
Belarus eager to get observer status in Organization of Islamic Cooperation faster Belarus eager to get observer status in Organization of Islamic Cooperation faster
“It will allow us to more tangibly work in the relevant structures of the organization, in various committees and the secretariat,” Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei made the statement...
13 Apr 2016
Importance of Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions stressed Importance of Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions stressed
“This year is a special one. It will mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Belarus-Russia Union State. Hardly anyone today can say that our association is dysfunctional. It is very good that we find new forms of cooperation"...
13 Apr 2016
Belarus invites Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference to step up cooperation Belarus invites Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference to step up cooperation
Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Viktor Guminsky expressed confidence that the visit of the BSPC delegation will be an important step towards closer cooperation between the Belarusian parliament and BSPC for the good of the peoples...
13 Apr 2016
Rybakov: Sustainable development is possible with family-supporting public policies Rybakov: Sustainable development is possible with family-supporting public policies
“The representative of Belarus emphasized the role of the family as a basic social institution in the upbringing and education of children and youth, care of the elderly and people with disabilities,” the press service said...
13 Apr 2016
Belarus may get observer status in BSPC Belarus may get observer status in BSPC
“We have been considering the matter since November 2015. In January, we made a decision to visit Minsk. During the talks, we would like to ask our questions and listen to the Belarusian side"...
12 Apr 2016
Call to continue Belarus-Russia cooperation to minimize Chernobyl aftereffects Call to continue Belarus-Russia cooperation to minimize Chernobyl aftereffects
“The scale of the aftereffects is too large and their duration is too long. This is why new joint programs are needed for the sake of dealing with them and resolving these problems. I am convinced that if scientists speak up in favor of such efforts, the governments will back them up”...
12 Apr 2016
Lukashenko prioritizes security of people, Belarus’ defense capability Lukashenko prioritizes security of people, Belarus’ defense capability
The head of state said that Belarus pays a lot of attention to security matters. Alexander Lukashenko emphasized that the maintenance of security is a priority for the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, i.e. the president is accordance with the Constitution...
12 Apr 2016
Guaranteed first jobs for university graduates to stay in place in Belarus Guaranteed first jobs for university graduates to stay in place in Belarus
The President promised that the government will continue paying close attention to social issues, including youth employment and the creation of new jobs. However, he noted that the situation on the labor market is rather complicated...
12 Apr 2016
WHO praises Belarus’ progress in tobacco control WHO praises Belarus’ progress in tobacco control
An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite positive overall...
12 Apr 2016
Voronetsky: Belarus’ initiatives in UN have formed basis for fighting human trafficking Voronetsky: Belarus’ initiatives in UN have formed basis for fighting human trafficking
The diplomat enumerated notable initiatives that Belarus suggested in the United Nations, including the adoption of a set of thematic resolutions and the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons...
12 Apr 2016
Belarus suggests initiative on sustainable development of Chernobyl affected regions Belarus suggests initiative on sustainable development of Chernobyl affected regions
The idea was voiced by Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Valentin Rybakov at the meeting of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Chernobyl (IATF) at the UN headquarters in New York...
11 Apr 2016
Belarus PM: Retirement age increase will not lead to a jobs deficit Belarus PM: Retirement age increase will not lead to a jobs deficit
“The incremental raising of the retirement age will create conditions for an increase in the number of the employed in Belarus. In 2017 alone, we will need some 18,000 additional jobs. The instruction of the head of state is to create 50,000 new jobs annually"...
11 Apr 2016
Bulgarian MPs invited to observe parliamentary elections in Belarus Bulgarian MPs invited to observe parliamentary elections in Belarus
Vladimir Andreichenko noted that Belarusian people regard Bulgarians as a friendly nation and keep track of the transformations the country is experiencing. “Bulgaria’s influence in the region and on the international arena has been growing recently”...
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