Belarus Visa-Free: Now For 30 Days
Official Website of the Republic of Belarus
Year of Native Land in Belarus
Press centre
Belarus Events Calendar
Belarus’ Top Tourist Sites
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belarus
Belarusian sanatoria and health resorts
Souvenirs from Belarus
| Home | Press centre | Opinions & Interviews

Opinions & Interviews

14 Sep 2016
Belarus provides up-to-date information on BelNPP construction project Belarus provides up-to-date information on BelNPP construction project
“The BelNPP construction process is regularly covered in the media. We did not deny access for any media representative to the plant or the corresponding information about it,” Mikhail Mikhadyuk stressed...
14 Sep 2016
Lithuania sees progress in negotiations on Belarusian nuclear power plant Lithuania sees progress in negotiations on Belarusian nuclear power plant
Vitalius Auglis, Director of the Pollution Prevention Department of the Lithuanian Ministry of Environment, after the second round of Belarusian-Lithuanian consultations about the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Minsk said...
14 Sep 2016
Plans to sign Declaration on Partnership for Mobility between Belarus, EU in October Plans to sign Declaration on Partnership for Mobility between Belarus, EU in October
“Three times a year – in April, June and October – the European Council convenes not only in Brussels, but also in Luxembourg. The signing of the agreement is scheduled for October. The ceremony will be attended by the interior ministers and a number of other ministers,” Jean Asselborn said. He believes that the document will contribute to rapprochement between Belarus and the Europe Union...
14 Sep 2016
Belarus seen as integral part of European, Eurasian integration processes Belarus seen as integral part of European, Eurasian integration processes
"This is why we are intent on building relations with the European Union via the constructive dialogue of equals that has taken shape and exists now,” Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei as he met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn...
14 Sep 2016
Makei hopes for expanding relations with Luxemburg Makei hopes for expanding relations with Luxemburg
Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei noted that this is the first visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the European state to Belarus following the elections to the House of Representatives. “We hope that your visit will promote strengthening of our relations in various areas,” the minister said...
13 Sep 2016
Cooperation with Belarus’ Interior Ministry in refugees' matters hailed Cooperation with Belarus’ Interior Ministry in refugees' matters hailed
UNHCR Representative in Belarus Jean-Yves Bouchardy Jean Yves Bouchardy hailed the ministry’s activity in providing assistance to Ukrainian citizens. He said that the UNHCR has been running its campaign to end statelessness since 2014. Nikolai Melchenko thanked the guest for a high assessment of the joint activity.
13 Sep 2016
High standards of Belarusian healthcare praised High standards of Belarusian healthcare praised
“The Belarusian healthcare system operates smoothly and maintains high standards. It is the opinion of our head of state and the international community. The fact that the 23rd international congress of hepatology surgeons of the CIS states has been organized in Minsk confirms it,” Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Natalya Kochanova said before the solemn opening ceremon...
13 Sep 2016
Ambassador: Belarus and Finland have every opportunity to expand cooperation Ambassador: Belarus and Finland have every opportunity to expand cooperation
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Finland Alexander Ostrovsky said at the plenary session of the Belarusian-Finnish economic forum. According to the diplomat, today’s discussion will help the two countries to expand trade, economic and investment cooperation...
13 Sep 2016
Governor: Belarusian-Finnish Forum will help unlock potential of mutually beneficial cooperation Governor: Belarusian-Finnish Forum will help unlock potential of mutually beneficial cooperation
“Such events is, on the one hand, a meeting place for business and government, and on the other is a kind of institute of integration of the region into the world economy,” Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee...
13 Sep 2016
Organ transplantation experience of Belarusian surgeons in demand all over the world Organ transplantation experience of Belarusian surgeons in demand all over the world
“Foreign specialists use Belarusian practices in many surgery and transplantation programs of their own. Our experience is particularly useful for Europe and the world as a whole because Belarus has been able to make a giant leap within a short period of time. Some other countries take 30 years to accomplish that"...
13 Sep 2016
Carrying Russian flag in Rio hailed as display of brotherhood Carrying Russian flag in Rio hailed as display of brotherhood
“I, as a citizen of the Russian Federation, thanked the President of Belarus for the support of the Russian Paralympians. For us it is another demonstration of fraternal friendship between Russia and Belarus,” said Nikolai Bordyuzha after his meeting with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko...
13 Sep 2016
Lukashenko urges strengthening of CSTO, without posing threats to anyone Lukashenko urges strengthening of CSTO, without posing threats to anyone
Belarus President remarked that Belarus will be preparing seriously for the presidency in the CSTO. However, the country hopes for assistance from the CSTO officials in working out a number of serious proposals to the CSTO heads of state...
12 Sep 2016
Hope for more vibrant investment cooperation between Belarus and European companies Hope for more vibrant investment cooperation between Belarus and European companies
“Many EU companies already have a presence in Belarus. The most interesting sectors include machine-building, electronics, chemical products, pharmaceuticals, timber, and agriculture,” Alexander Mikhnevich noted...
12 Sep 2016
Lukashenko: The Union State spurred integration processes in the CIS space Lukashenko: The Union State spurred integration processes in the CIS space
“The Union State was a prototype of the Eurasian Economic Union. We borrowed all these examples from the Union State,” said the head of state in an interview with the news agency TASS...
12 Sep 2016
Matyushevsky: Belarus views World Bank as important partner Matyushevsky: Belarus views World Bank as important partner
"We hope that the World Bank will continue providing support in the areas of common interest. We welcome the organization’s well-balanced and individual approach to the analysis of the economic situation in our country and the bank’s commitment to its mandate”...
12 Sep 2016
Parliamentary elections hailed as token of Belarus’ advancement in democratization Parliamentary elections hailed as token of Belarus’ advancement in democratization
According to the head of the CIS observer mission, the elections passed in a calm, organized, and open atmosphere. “They were democratic and transparent. And, the most important thing, they allowed citizens of Belarus to express their free will,” noted Sergei Lebedev...
12 Sep 2016
Kosinets: Belarus has implemented almost all OSCE/ODIHR recommendations Kosinets: Belarus has implemented almost all OSCE/ODIHR recommendations
“We have implemented almost all the recommendations of OSCE/ODIHR. The first requirement was to secure transparency, which was done. 75% of ballot boxes were transparent. Observers were allowed to present at the vote count procedure,” Alexander Kosinets said...
11 Sep 2016
Lukashenko urges opposition to be constructive Lukashenko urges opposition to be constructive
Alexander Lukashenko believes that it is necessary to be closer to people and know their problems. He explained: “Everybody shows care for people starting from the President and ending with the chairman of the village council. Who is against the people? Nobody! But the only difference is that some make things happen and some just like to make speeches”...
11 Sep 2016
Carrying Russian flag in Rio viewed as display of solidarity, protest against injustice Carrying Russian flag in Rio viewed as display of solidarity, protest against injustice
The President also stressed that he is a strong advocate of clean sport without doping. The reason for this is not just a personal position, but also the practical side. “If doping is allowed, then a country like Belarus will never be able to win a medal”...
11 Sep 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus develops dialogue with West without compromising relations with East Lukashenko: Belarus develops dialogue with West without compromising relations with East
"Our destiny is to be a bridge between the East and the West," the Belarusian leader underlined...
Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
Great Patriotic War monuments in Belarus
Partisan Chronicles