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26 Feb 2021
Lukashenko: Absolute majority of Belarusian athletes are true patriots Lukashenko: Absolute majority of Belarusian athletes are true patriots
“You are doing your best to create the sports glory of Belarus. And you will make decisions on the further development of the Olympic movement in the country, determine priorities of work, and evaluate results. You will be an example for new generations of Belarusian athletes,” the president said...
26 Feb 2021
Qian Hongshan: Relations with Belarus will reach a higher level of development Qian Hongshan: Relations with Belarus will reach a higher level of development
Qian Hongshan praised the development of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation in the spirit of ‘iron brotherhood’. He stressed that Belarus, during the years of its sovereignty under President Aleksandr Lukashenko, has reached great successes in state construction...
25 Feb 2021
Senator: Belarus advocates dialogue based on respect, understanding Senator: Belarus advocates dialogue based on respect, understanding
"We are guided by the universal principles. We advocate a dialogue on the basis of mutual respect, understanding, non-interference in internal affairs and would like to be treated the same way. And, of course, we always search for matters that unite and on which we can cooperate"...
25 Feb 2021
Belarus’ security, defense, law enforcement ready for any changes of foreign, domestic situation Belarus’ security, defense, law enforcement ready for any changes of foreign, domestic situation
"The security, defense, and law enforcement agencies are capable of accomplishing law enforcement tasks in our country – each in accordance with its own intended purpose"...
25 Feb 2021
Lukashenko: External forces are trying to wreak havoc in Belarus Lukashenko: External forces are trying to wreak havoc in Belarus
"We must fight back. How will we act if the situation gets worse? Everything must be foreseen to the smallest detail, taking into account the experience of Belarus, and Russia, and Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine (you see, Ukraine is in commotion again), and other post-Soviet countries"...
25 Feb 2021
FM: Defending sovereignty was Belarus’ foreign policy priority in 2020 FM: Defending sovereignty was Belarus’ foreign policy priority in 2020
“In the turbulent year of 2020, Belarus invested tremendous efforts in defending and strengthening its sovereignty on the international arena, in preventing Belarus from becoming a bargaining chip on the geopolitical chessboard, if we put it using the words of a famous American political analyst,” Vladimir Makei said...
24 Feb 2021
COVID-19 third wave expected to be less intensive in Belarus COVID-19 third wave expected to be less intensive in Belarus
"The fight against the pandemic is far from over. We are reeling under the second wave, though the caseload is showing a downward trend in all regions"...
24 Feb 2021
Meeting of Lukashenko, Putin in Sochi described as productive, sincere Meeting of Lukashenko, Putin in Sochi described as productive, sincere
The heads of state mostly spoke about the expansion and improvement of economic cooperation...
24 Feb 2021
Opinion: Meeting of Lukashenko, Putin confirms strategic nature of bilateral ties Opinion: Meeting of Lukashenko, Putin confirms strategic nature of bilateral ties
"Belarus and Russia share the view on the upgrade of the security architecture, especially in the European region. This is also a strong point in our competition with other centers of power"...
23 Feb 2021
FM: Belarus under pressure for independent policy FM: Belarus under pressure for independent policy
"Belarus is a young, independent state that has been developing steadily, in an evolutionary way. We have never claimed that our country is perfect. But we strongly disagree with the subjective accusations of human rights violations made against us in the UN Human Rights Council by some of its members"...
23 Feb 2021
PM: Belarus kept its economy on track in 2020 PM: Belarus kept its economy on track in 2020
“The domestic economy demonstrated resilience in the face of unprecedented external and internal pressure. The head of state upheld the government’s proposals and approved comprehensive support for the real sector of the economy, businesses and certain employees of private companies and state-run organizations"...
23 Feb 2021
Minister: Belarusian government fulfills all social guarantees in 2020 Minister: Belarusian government fulfills all social guarantees in 2020
“Last year was unusual, including because of the pandemic. Nevertheless, the government took necessary measures to support both public and private enterprises. As a result, we managed to preserved labor collectives. The government fulfilled all its social guarantees. This is the main thing"...
22 Feb 2021
Khrenin: Fatherland Defenders Day filled with special meaning this year Khrenin: Fatherland Defenders Day filled with special meaning this year
"The Fatherland Defenders of the and the Armed Forces Day is celebrated by every family today. This unites us, and this is especially true in the Year of People’s Unity"...
22 Feb 2021
Putin hails high-level strategic partnership with Belarus Putin hails high-level strategic partnership with Belarus
"Mechanisms of our interaction have been fine-tuned, work well. Our colleagues communicate with each other every day, addressing certain issues that are facing us"...
19 Feb 2021
Lukashenko: Yanka Kupala theater is our national asset Lukashenko: Yanka Kupala theater is our national asset
Aleksandr Lukashenko touched upon the financial side of the theater's work. He noted that the team should participate in the distribution of funds it receives...
19 Feb 2021
Lukashenko: Nationalism is not just speaking Belarusian Lukashenko: Nationalism is not just speaking Belarusian
"I think that nationalism is not speaking the Belarusian language. It is necessary to do something that will be remembered. I am always committed to promoting traditions"...
18 Feb 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are cushioned from sanctions due to self-sufficiency Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are cushioned from sanctions due to self-sufficiency
Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized that the countries can successfully cooperate in virtually all areas, be it space, biotechnology, electric cars, etc...
16 Feb 2021
Belarus’ adherence to international safety standards in nuclear power plant construction stressed Belarus’ adherence to international safety standards in nuclear power plant construction stressed
The Belarusian legislation on nuclear and radiation safety is constantly improved, including taking into account new requirements and recommendations of the International Atomic Energy Agency. New norms and rules are worked out. The existing documents get reworked, including high-level ones such as the law on nuclear energy usage and the law on radiation safety...
15 Feb 2021
FM: Russia never forced constitutional reform on Belarus FM: Russia never forced constitutional reform on Belarus
"The Russian side has never issued an ultimatum pushing for a constitutional reform, some changes and so on and so forth. They keep saying that this is up to Belarusian people to decide"...
15 Feb 2021
FM: Belarus’ independence, sovereignty are important for Europe too FM: Belarus’ independence, sovereignty are important for Europe too
"We are ready to work with the Europeans, we are ready to discuss any issues. We are also ready to work with the OSCE to discuss the situation in our country, to find ways out of this situation"...
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