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1 Aug 2023
Petrishenko: Belarus is prepared for CIS Games Petrishenko: Belarus is prepared for CIS Games
"We are fully prepared. Guests and teams are already arriving. We provide them with everything they need. Athletes will need time to get used to our climatic conditions and will visit the sights," Igor Petrishenko said...
1 Aug 2023
Lukashenko: I do not want my people to go to war Lukashenko: I do not want my people to go to war
According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, more than half of the nuclear weapons that were planned to be deployed in Belarus has already been brought and deployed across the country...
31 Jul 2023
Kochanova: Independent states like Belarus are a burr in West’s saddle Kochanova: Independent states like Belarus are a burr in West’s saddle
“In order for our people to keep enjoying social benefits, enterprises should keep working, their tax contributions are used to pay pensions, child benefits, to fund healthcare, buy modern equipment and pay salaries to doctors, teachers, to maintain the security of our country and peace on our streets,” Natalya Kochanova emphasized...
28 Jul 2023
FM names priority targets for Belarusian diplomats FM names priority targets for Belarusian diplomats
“Our country should not only hold out, which we have already done, not only withstand and overcome unprecedented pressure, but also develop further. As the head of state said: “Hard work makes us stronger,” Sergei Aleinik emphasized...
27 Jul 2023
Lukashenko concerned about bias in UN’s work Lukashenko concerned about bias in UN’s work
Aleksandr Lukashenko mentioned the Russia-Africa summit, which is taking place these days, and the terrible pressure that the United States of America and Western Europe brought against its participants. “It is abnormal,” he stressed...
26 Jul 2023
Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry explains peculiarities of 2nd CIS Games Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry explains peculiarities of 2nd CIS Games
"The fact that these are open games is probably one of the brightest distinguishing traits of the 2nd CIS Games. In addition to countries representing the Commonwealth of Independent States we will welcome a sufficient number of foreign states, which have expressed their desire to participate in this multisport event"...
26 Jul 2023
MFA: Sanctions imposed by West against Belarus contradict international law MFA: Sanctions imposed by West against Belarus contradict international law
"Nobody, except the UN Security Council, has the right to impose sanctions on an independent state," Igor Nazaruk said...
24 Jul 2023
Export seen as absolute priority for Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Export seen as absolute priority for Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"This task is strategic for us. The merchandise trade rose by 13.9% in January-May of this year but we should not let our guard down in any way. With commodity prices falling around the world, the task of achieving the annual forecast indicators requires the closest attention, painstaking work and, possibly, new approaches," Sergei Aleinik noted...
24 Jul 2023
FM: Belarus is among world’s most sensible nations FM: Belarus is among world’s most sensible nations
The minister outlined priority tasks for Belarusian diplomats. They include efforts to counteract sanctions and mitigate their impact, to intensify contacts with allies, traditional partners and friendly nations...
23 Jul 2023
Lukashenko thanks Russian president for security guarantees to Belarus Lukashenko thanks Russian president for security guarantees to Belarus
As BelTA reported with reference to TASS, at an operational meeting with permanent members of the Security Council of the Russian Federation on 21 July, Vladimir Putin said that aggression against Belarus would be considered an attack on the Russian Federation...
23 Jul 2023
Putin: Belarus-Russia cooperation plans are being implemented at a better pace than expected Putin: Belarus-Russia cooperation plans are being implemented at a better pace than expected
"Our plans in terms of the Union State are being fully implemented. We are moving confidently in all areas. Trade is growing. According to various sources, the data vary a little. According to our data, it is around $43.7 billion, if we speak in dollar terms. According to Belarusian statistics, it is almost $45 billion," the Russian president said...
19 Jul 2023
Viazovich: Victory in Silk Road rally is result of many-year teamwork Viazovich: Victory in Silk Road rally is result of many-year teamwork
"For a long time we worked on improving the truck, its components and assemblies, searching for new technical solutions. The people who created this vehicles made great efforts to ensure that we had an advantage over our competitors," Siarhei Viazovich said...
18 Jul 2023
Snopkov on export of potash fertilizers: volumes over prices Snopkov on export of potash fertilizers: volumes over prices
According to Nikolai Snopkov, Belarus has found alternative ports to replace those that it had to leave due to the sanctions...
13 Jul 2023
Lukashenko recalls early days of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk Lukashenko recalls early days of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The head of state noted that times were complicated back then. Not even because the Soviet Union had collapsed or money had been in short supply or something else...
12 Jul 2023
FM: Belarus eager to team up with NAM countries to build multipolar world order FM: Belarus eager to team up with NAM countries to build multipolar world order
"If the powers that be listened more to the voice of small and medium-sized states, then we probably would not have such a host of problems today"...
10 Jul 2023
Belarusian PM hails Innoprom as opportunity to show openness to industrial cooperation Belarusian PM hails Innoprom as opportunity to show openness to industrial cooperation
In a short period of time Belarus and Russia have developed 17 investment import-substituting projects in mechanical engineering and microelectronics for more than RUB80 billion, he said...
8 Jul 2023
Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria hailed as celebration of Belarusian-Russian friendship Kupala Night Festival in Alexandria hailed as celebration of Belarusian-Russian friendship
The head of the Belarus President Administration stressed that the Kupala Night Festival is truly becoming an international event...
6 Jul 2023
Lukashenko: Presidents of Russia, Belarus are portrayed as barbarians who ‘eat’ children Lukashenko: Presidents of Russia, Belarus are portrayed as barbarians who ‘eat’ children
Large groups of children come to Belarus for recreation and treatment and then go back...
6 Jul 2023
Lukashenko: It is still possible to reach a deal on Ukraine Lukashenko: It is still possible to reach a deal on Ukraine
"We must stop now. A lot of bad things have been done. Many people have died. But it could be even worse. Therefore, it is crucial to stop now, to sit down at the negotiating table. Without preconditions. We all must sit down at the negotiating table and take decisions on territories, security, the future of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. It should be up to Belarus, Ukraine and Russia, and least of all up to the USA, to decide on that"...
6 Jul 2023
Lukashenko: Belarus’s sovereignty remains intact Lukashenko: Belarus’s sovereignty remains intact
"Sovereignty is the government within the borders of a particular state. Who, apart from our government and the president, exercises power here?"..
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