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17 Nov 2021
Senator: Time for the EU to address migrant crisis on Belarus’ border via dialogue Senator: Time for the EU to address migrant crisis on Belarus’ border via dialogue
“The Belarusian authorities and our people have done a lot to support refugees stranded on the territory of Belarus. After all, with faith and mutual assistance we can overcome any ordeals. We believe that good judgment, benevolence, common sense will eventually prevail over this havoc wreaked on women, children and the elderly. Fear of losses, wars and bloodshed are deeply entrenched in the genetic memory of Belarusians"...
16 Nov 2021
Kochanova: Belarus will keep sending humanitarian aid to refugees on border with Poland Kochanova: Belarus will keep sending humanitarian aid to refugees on border with Poland
"I can assure everyone once again that we will keep doing it, no matter what, because these are human beings who found themselves in a difficult situation. Belarus will do everything to give them food and warm them up"...
16 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: UAE is ready to help resolve situation with refugees on Belarus-EU border Lukashenko: UAE is ready to help resolve situation with refugees on Belarus-EU border
According to the president, Belarus and the UAE keep in touch and there is an understanding that the UAE is ready to lend a helping hand in resolving the refugee crisis on the border. “I would like to emphasize once again that today we are ready to use any opportunity and accept any assistance from any state, especially such a friendly nation as the United Arab Emirates”...
16 Nov 2021
Lukashenko reveals details of phone talk with Merkel Lukashenko reveals details of phone talk with Merkel
“There can't be any complaints against us. We are doing everything possible to protect these people. The most important thing is to prevent attempts to smuggle weapons into this [refugee] camp. We have been taking enormous efforts to prevent it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed at the meeting...
15 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus does not want any conflict on border Lukashenko: Belarus does not want any conflict on border
"I would like to reiterate that we do not want any conflict on our state border. We have absolutely nothing to gain from this"...
15 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Any political innovations must create conditions for development of sovereign Belarus Lukashenko: Any political innovations must create conditions for development of sovereign Belarus
“I hope that today's meeting will be our final one. The goal of today's meeting is to bring together all the suggestions, to create the final shape of the updated Basic Law. We need to ensure its provisions constitute a single and coherent system,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko...
12 Nov 2021
Belarus to accomplish Sputnik V full-cycle production project by June 2022 Belarus to accomplish Sputnik V full-cycle production project by June 2022
“The project is proceeding at a fast pace. We are now at an intermediate stage. The installation of world-class biotechnological equipment is nearing completion. The first validation batch will be rolled out here in December. This is 10% of the commercial batch that will be stored and tested for stability. If everything goes on well, we will embark on registration procedures in Belarus and Russia"...
11 Nov 2021
Lukashenko urges caution as COVID-19 numbers fall in Belarus Lukashenko urges caution as COVID-19 numbers fall in Belarus
The president stated that the COVID-19 cases in Belarus began to gradually decrease: "The decline is obvious"...
11 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to hit back at new EU sanctions Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to hit back at new EU sanctions
"We provide heat to Europe, and they are threatening us with the border closure. What if we block natural gas transit?"...
11 Nov 2021
Over 30% of Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine Over 30% of Belarusians get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
This is bearing fruit as it helps break the chain of COVID-19 transmission. “We see a decline in the pandemic, and this is also due to the vaccination effort,” the minister said...
10 Nov 2021
Belarus’ stance in favor of recognizing Crimea as Russian territory remains unchanged Belarus’ stance in favor of recognizing Crimea as Russian territory remains unchanged
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei made the relevant statement in an interview with the news agency RIA Novosti, BelTA has learned. Some parts of the interview have been published by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Twitter...
10 Nov 2021
Makei: The European Union has no strategy concerning Belarus Makei: The European Union has no strategy concerning Belarus
Vladimir Makei believes the European Union’s policy is supposed to punish a disobedient country, which has an alternative point of view and makes some steps that serve as an example for third countries...
9 Nov 2021
Lukashenko talks about war on migrants at Polish border Lukashenko talks about war on migrants at Polish border
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted: “You have to agree that resorting to weapons in the modern world is tantamount to suicide. Even more so here, in the center of Europe. And even more so with Belarus. Because all the wars have always happened in this piece of land in the center, everything began here. Doesn’t history teach anything?”...
9 Nov 2021
Belarus-Vietnam relations hailed as vibrant Belarus-Vietnam relations hailed as vibrant
“I would like to thank you for all the attention you have paid to the development of Belarusian-Vietnamese relations. We really appreciate it. Today we do not have any problematic issues in relations with Vietnam. Our cooperation has been developing steadily over the past 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations. We appreciate your contribution to this process"...
8 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Criticism, competition should be within law Lukashenko: Criticism, competition should be within law
The president noted that during meetings or discussions he wants to hear all kinds of opinions from officials, their personal points of view. At the same time, they should keep in mind that they are working for the state and should stick to the established policy...
8 Nov 2021
Mezentsev: Union State integration creates competitive advantages for Belarus, Russia Mezentsev: Union State integration creates competitive advantages for Belarus, Russia
"When we are together, it means that our economies are stronger, more competitive, which gives us access to more international and regional markets. We grow more confident and independent. Our rapprochement means that we will not act upon someone’s orders. We will live they way our peoples choose, they way they are accustomed to within our Slavic and spiritual tradition"...
5 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Coronavirus cases are decreasing in Belarus Lukashenko: Coronavirus cases are decreasing in Belarus
The head of state urged citizens to take care of their health and be responsible. "Take care of yourself. Everything depends on you. Masks are your business. We will not make you do it. But remember that it is you who are the architects of your health," the president emphasized...
4 Nov 2021
Russia, Belarus to jointly resist foreign interference in domestic affairs Russia, Belarus to jointly resist foreign interference in domestic affairs
Vladimir Putin said he was confident that the Union State of Belarus and Russia will continue properly enhancing integration interaction, which will allow raising living standards and people’s prosperity in the end. “No doubt, we will continue focused work on filling the Union State with new content for the sake of fully exploring its creative potential,” he said...
4 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are about to reboot joint economic space Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia are about to reboot joint economic space
Aleksandr Lukashenko asked the Standing Committee of the Union State to take these issues under special control. "All agreements reached by the presidents in such important promising areas should be formalized through the relevant decisions of the Union State bodies," the head of state emphasized...
4 Nov 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia weather external pressure, grow stronger Lukashenko: Belarus, Russia weather external pressure, grow stronger
According to the head of state, economic statistics testify to the fact. In January-September 2021 the trade in the Union State increased by more than a third and reached $28 billion...
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