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21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko praises strategic nature of Belarus-Russia relations Lukashenko praises strategic nature of Belarus-Russia relations
“The achieved level of mutual understanding between the two countries, trusting relationship between the heads of state help us discuss all the sensitive issues frankly and find a compromise. This is how our last meeting was held. We managed to find solution to all sensitive issues for the good of Belarusians and Russians,” the president noted...
21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: Human capital is Belarus’ highest value Lukashenko: Human capital is Belarus’ highest value
The president recalled that the independent Belarus has always been a state for the people, and will remain so. The Belarusian authorities put every effort to achieve the main goals: provide social justice, improve living standards and well-being of citizens. “We have announced this principle back when Belarus gained independence. We have committed to this principle over 25 years, and we will never abandon it,” the head of state summarized...
21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko wants Belarus to become a Silk Road hub Lukashenko wants Belarus to become a Silk Road hub
“Belarus cannot stay aside from these processes. We should become one of the hubs of the Silk Road in the Eurasian region. We must make the maximum use of the incentives that China offers while promoting this initiative,” the Belarusian leader said...
21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko calls to attract world’s leading IT companies to Belarus Lukashenko calls to attract world’s leading IT companies to Belarus
“Our goal is to provide the world’s leading IT companies with comfortable conditions to set up branch offices and R&D centers in Belarus and make competitive high value-added products. Currently the Belarusian Hi-Tech Park and the IT community are absorbing the best world practices and putting together the ideas that can help remove every obstacle in the IT sector"...
21 Apr 2017
Belarus President urges green light to investors Belarus President urges green light to investors
“The first thing we should do is to change our attitude to investors. It is inadmissible for the capital owner to waste time knocking on different doors and seeking ways to invest in Belarus. We should secure the green light to the investor. All the relevant matters should be addressed in a speedy fashion for investors”...
21 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: Minsk ready to host dialogue similar to Helsinki Process Lukashenko: Minsk ready to host dialogue similar to Helsinki Process
“The events taking place in the world and on the continent demonstrate, again and again, the relevance of the Belarusian initiative to start a new large-scale dialogue between the East and the West similar to the Helsinki process. I confirm: Minsk is ready, at any moment, to become the venue of dialogue aimed at understanding the new rules the world order”...
20 Apr 2017
Mikhadyuk: Belarus open to dialogue with all countries on NPP project Mikhadyuk: Belarus open to dialogue with all countries on NPP project
“The statements about the alleged poor safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant are unsubstantiated. We are open to dialogue in the NPP project and are not hiding anything from anyone,” Belarus' Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk said...
20 Apr 2017
Belarus-Kazakhstan interregional cooperation viewed as promising Belarus-Kazakhstan interregional cooperation viewed as promising
“Our mutli-vector cooperation with Kazakhstan is based on the country’s foreign policy priorities and mutually beneficial interests. Our top priority is to gradually bolster economic ties,” Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Vladimir Dvornik underlined...
20 Apr 2017
Lukashenko comments on speculations about Belarus-Russia relations in Russian media Lukashenko comments on speculations about Belarus-Russia relations in Russian media
When we were developing the Belarus-Russia Union State, we took a decision to keep the existing economic ties. Finishing manufacturing remained in Belarus (in fact, Russia’s manufacturing) just like it was in the Soviet Union. Therefore, the economies of the two countries remained interconnected, the president explained.
20 Apr 2017
Mikhadyuk: Belarus takes all necessary measures to ensure BelNPP safety Mikhadyuk: Belarus takes all necessary measures to ensure BelNPP safety
“All the necessary measures are undertaken to secure the plant’s safety. All the requirements in part of the construction, inspection and assembling of technological equipment are met in full. The safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is our number one priority,” Mikhail Mikhadyuk stressed...
19 Apr 2017
Marzalyuk: The State of the Nation Address will outline an economic development strategy for Belarus Marzalyuk: The State of the Nation Address will outline an economic development strategy for Belarus
“The president’s State of the Nation Address will focus on the key issues: strategic economic development, strengthening of state sovereignty, the social and political situation in the country”...
19 Apr 2017
Serbia promises all-round support, cooperation to Belarus Serbia promises all-round support, cooperation to Belarus
Belarus and Serbia have a good understanding of each other in politics and economy, have good prospects for deepening bilateral and multilateral contacts, Aleksandar Vucic stressed. It is important that Belarus and Serbia have largely similar positions on international issues...
19 Apr 2017
Rybakov: Belarus remains committed to nuclear disarmament process Rybakov: Belarus remains committed to nuclear disarmament process
Valentin Rybakov stressed Belarus’ commitment to the process of nuclear disarmament, and the country’s special contribution to the international stability and security. The deputy minister recalled that 20 years ago Belarus renounced nuclear weapons, thus reaffirming its role as a regional leader in the area of security...
19 Apr 2017
Kravchenko: Belarus and Serbia will strengthen economic cooperation Kravchenko: Belarus and Serbia will strengthen economic cooperation
“Friendly and time-tested ties between Belarus and Serbia make a reliable basis of our cooperation. Belarusian diplomacy attaches great importance to the further development of a number of joint cooperation projects in industry and agriculture, and to the search for new growth points,” Oleg Kravchenko said...
18 Apr 2017
Confidence in Belarus’ ability to lead ICT development in region Confidence in Belarus’ ability to lead ICT development in region
“Belarus is ranked 31st among 170 countries in the development of information and communication technologies. It is a very good result. Apart from that, your country is the CIS leader in the development of information and communication technologies. If Belarus continues developing this area, it has every chance of preserving its leadership in the region”...
18 Apr 2017
Belarus President: Great Stone park needs world class companies Belarus President: Great Stone park needs world class companies
“We cannot develop companies and economy of the past there. We need the most advanced and world class companies with tomorrow's economy. Otherwise, they will not be able to compete on the European market and the post-Soviet market as well. We discussed it before. We, together with Mr Xi Jinping, still believe this policy to be the right one,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
18 Apr 2017
Zhang Dejiang: China satisfied with development of relations with Belarus Zhang Dejiang: China satisfied with development of relations with Belarus
“China and Belarus always provide each other with assistance and enjoy mutual trust. Our cooperation has been rapidly developing in all areas. We are satisfied with the development of our bilateral relations,” said Zhang Dejiang...
18 Apr 2017
Belarus interested in new projects with International Telecommunication Union Belarus interested in new projects with International Telecommunication Union
Belarus was the first CIS country to switch from analog to digital aerial television. The transition was facilitated by the consulting and methodology center, which had been established with assistance of the International Telecommunication Union. “We believe it is possible to spread the best practices of this center to the entire CIS region and a number of other countries with your support,” said the prime minister of Belarus...
18 Apr 2017
Lukashenko: Belarus-China good political relations should promote the economy Lukashenko: Belarus-China good political relations should promote the economy
“I think you have noticed that the priority attention during the talks is drawn to the economic and political interaction. It is clear why. We hope that the high level of our political relations will help promote the economy, first of all, Belarus’ economy, to the level of China,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
17 Apr 2017
Belarus, China to focus on political dialogue, joint projects Belarus, China to focus on political dialogue, joint projects
“We will focus our attention on strengthening the political dialogue, inter-parliamentary cooperation, the implementation of joint economic investment projects that are of mutual interest and beneficial for the economies of the two countries, useful for cooperation with third countries,” the chairman of the Council of the Republic said...
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