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15 Mar 2016
Malkina: Belarus is ready for cooperation with Lithuania on nuclear security issues Malkina: Belarus is ready for cooperation with Lithuania on nuclear security issues
"We have already invited the Lithuanian side and members of the Espoo Convention Implementation Committee to Ostrovets to receive all necessary information on any technical issues"...
15 Mar 2016
Lukashenko urges to raise efficiency of public bodies Lukashenko urges to raise efficiency of public bodies
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the session held discuss certain issues in the social sector, budget and finance...
15 Mar 2016
Myasnikovich: Belarus interested in investment goods from Germany Myasnikovich: Belarus interested in investment goods from Germany
Germany is one of the leading trading partners of Belarus. In 2015 the trade amounted to $2.47 billion ($1.09 billion in exports, $1.39 billion in imports). The imports were mainly investment goods...
15 Mar 2016
Airbus interested in cooperation with Belarus in space technology Airbus interested in cooperation with Belarus in space technology
“It is my first visit to Belarus. I am impressed, including with the National Academy of Sciences, especially the work of scientists in space technology. Airbus is interested in studying the expertise Belarus applies in the sector in order to work out possible cooperation options,” Vice President for Eastern Europe Jacques Garrigue noted...
15 Mar 2016
Belarus president sends birthday greetings to Zhores Alferov Belarus president sends birthday greetings to Zhores Alferov
“Your vigorous public activities aimed at enhancing good neighborly relations between Belarus and Russia and a contribution to the mutually beneficial cooperation of our countries in science, technology and innovation are strongly appreciated,” the head of state noted...
14 Mar 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus draws much attention to children’s sport development Lukashenko: Belarus draws much attention to children’s sport development
The President believes that ice hockey tournaments are always bright and unforgettable events. The best teams reached the final stage of the nationwide tournament after demonstrating their strength and the will to win...
11 Mar 2016
Choice of Belarus as place to study explained by foreign students Choice of Belarus as place to study explained by foreign students
Over 1,600 foreign students from 38 countries study at five universities in Gomel. The number includes young people from India, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Peru, a number of African countries, the USA, France, ex-USSR countries and other ones...
11 Mar 2016
Belarus views Mongolia as promising partner in Asia Belarus views Mongolia as promising partner in Asia
“We are interested in maximizing the use of the still untapped potential of the bilateral cooperation. Our priority is the development of trade and economic relations”...
10 Mar 2016
Makei: Belarus’ role reassessed thanks to its sincere peace efforts Makei: Belarus’ role reassessed thanks to its sincere peace efforts
According to the minister, 2015 was a successful year for Belarus’ foreign policy. Belarus presided in the Eurasian Economic Union. Among the main results of the previous year was the progress made in promoting the EEU coordinated industrial policy, the liberalization of the market of transport services...
10 Mar 2016
Israel plans to keep its embassy in Belarus open Israel plans to keep its embassy in Belarus open
“So far the embassy has not received any specific instructions from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, so we have not sent any notifications to our Belarusian colleagues about these developments. However, a relevant statement was made, and we are optimistic about the future,” Yulia Rachinski-Spivakov said...
10 Mar 2016
Samarasinha: Belarus understands the importance of human rights Samarasinha: Belarus understands the importance of human rights
“This dialogue (the conference on the death penalty in Minsk – BelTA’s note) will be a true discussion for Belarus, rather than an instruction, pressure or dictate,” the UN representative said when talking to journalists...
10 Mar 2016
Minsk conference on death penalty hailed as landmark event Minsk conference on death penalty hailed as landmark event
“I am pleased to be here, at this historic moment,” he noted. Stavros Lambrinidis also welcomed the Belarusian MPs partaking in the conference...
10 Mar 2016
UK Ambassador: Minsk conference open to any opinion on death penalty UK Ambassador: Minsk conference open to any opinion on death penalty
Fionna Gibb thanked the UNDP office and the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the organization of the conference which is taking place in Minsk with the financial support from the British embassy in Belarus...
10 Mar 2016
Rybakov: Belarus has severe restrictions on death penalty Rybakov: Belarus has severe restrictions on death penalty
“The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which Belarus is party, sets some restrictions on the use of the death penalty,” noted Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Valentin Rybakov...
10 Mar 2016
Samoseiko: Minsk conference on death penalty will promote cooperation with the EU Samoseiko: Minsk conference on death penalty will promote cooperation with the EU
"Death penalty is one of the issues on which the restoration of the PACE special guest status for Belarus depends," noted MP of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, Chairman of Belarus’ parliamentary working group on studying death penalty as an instrument of punishment...
9 Mar 2016
Metropolitan Pavel does not rule out Pope’s visit to Belarus Metropolitan Pavel does not rule out Pope’s visit to Belarus
“If this matter is agreed, then it cannot be ruled out. Not long ago they said that there would never be a meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch. And it took place”...
9 Mar 2016
Andreichenko: Belarus is ready for respectful human rights dialogue with EU Andreichenko: Belarus is ready for respectful human rights dialogue with EU
"Belarus and the European Union do not need to build their relations from scratch. Much has already been achieved. For instance, Belarus takes part in the Eastern Partnership initiative. At present, the country is negotiating visa facilitation and readmission agreements with the European Commission"...
9 Mar 2016
Belarus president meets with EU representative on human rights Belarus president meets with EU representative on human rights
"We are flexible, we are learning. We have adopted many practices of yours and adjusted them to our life. I think we will continue doing it in the future”...
9 Mar 2016
Lambrinidis: EU expects to boost cooperation with Belarus in all areas Lambrinidis: EU expects to boost cooperation with Belarus in all areas
"The European Union sees the recent lifting of the sanctions against Belarus as an opportunity to multiply, to considerably step up the interaction in all areas without exception, both in political and economic areas, and in the sphere of human rights"...
4 Mar 2016
China views Great Stone project in Belarus as important China views Great Stone project in Belarus as important
Liu Xuesong, Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Belarus, said...
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