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14 Oct 2021
Lukashenko: COVID-19 vaccines should become available to all Lukashenko: COVID-19 vaccines should become available to all
"I absolutely support WHO and, above all, its leadership when they say that one should not be selfish today," the Belarusian leader stressed...
14 Oct 2021
Makei: Belarus plays an active role in integration projects Makei: Belarus plays an active role in integration projects
“The chairmanship of Belarus is coming to an end. Belarus has made every effort to implement the concept of its chairmanship and a number of other events. Despite certain difficulties, all the scheduled meetings of the CIS bodies have been successfully held,” Vladimir Makei added...
12 Oct 2021
FM: Belarus’ peace initiatives designed to bridge huge deficit of trust FM: Belarus’ peace initiatives designed to bridge huge deficit of trust
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said as he addressed the 6th meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Nur-Sultan on 12 October...
12 Oct 2021
Lukashenko names main requirement for education system Lukashenko names main requirement for education system
The head of state remarked that the world is changing very quickly, and the national education system should promptly adjust to the spirit of the times. “As the head of state, I insist that the education system should, first of all, prioritize fair attitude to every person, provide equal education opportunities”...
8 Oct 2021
Belarus-Russia sister cities forum hailed as symbol of unity, friendship Belarus-Russia sister cities forum hailed as symbol of unity, friendship
“This is not only about economic interests. We are witnessing the deterioration of the social and political situation across the world; entire hostile structures are working to replace concepts and values. Our cultural, civilizational and spiritual unity, our brotherhood sealed in blood during the Great Patriotic War have been put to the test,” Boris Batura said...
7 Oct 2021
Belarus, Venezuela plan to restart bilateral projects in construction, industry Belarus, Venezuela plan to restart bilateral projects in construction, industry
"We held a very important meeting with President Lukashenko, discussed a number of issues regarding our joint activities. We reaffirmed our commitment to supporting each other. We agreed to restart those projects that we implemented earlier, and outlined new areas of cooperation: in energy, mining, technology, and agriculture," Adan Chavez Frias said...
7 Oct 2021
Lukashenko urges not to make drama out of sanctions Lukashenko urges not to make drama out of sanctions
“I like the determination to confront the sanctions. This is how we should work. If we come across any problematic issues, let's address them. We are already used to all sorts of sanctions, and this is not the first time we have faced them. Another round of attempts to restrain and intimidate us is turning against the business and the economy of the country that imposes the sanctions”...
6 Oct 2021
Cooperation in transport sector seen as crucial for Belarus, Russia Cooperation in transport sector seen as crucial for Belarus, Russia
“Uninterrupted supplies of goods and movement of citizens depend on it. This is why maintaining contacts and dialogue is extremely important. It is of utmost importance for our country given the international pressure, which is absolutely unfair. In particular, the restrictions imposed in the aviation are abnormal and go contrary to all norms of international law,” he stressed
4 Oct 2021
Andreichenko: Belarusian economy is doing well amid difficult conditions Andreichenko: Belarusian economy is doing well amid difficult conditions
Vladimir Andreichenko stressed that a strong social policy has always been a signature style of the Belarusian state. "We must preserve it, improving not only financial and economic mechanisms, but also methods of combating activities aimed at undermining the national economy. We need to act proactively"...
1 Oct 2021
MP: The European Union has launched an unprecedented disinformation campaign against Belarus MP: The European Union has launched an unprecedented disinformation campaign against Belarus
“It contradicts the legal evaluation of the situation and conflicts international commitments. Bold statements are made to draw attention away from the fact that the governments of Poland and Lithuania fail to do their duty and demonstrate an unacceptable and harsh attitude to people. The fog of disinformation will be dispelled sooner or later and we all will know the truth”...
1 Oct 2021
Lukashenko: Today it is especially important to be ahead of time Lukashenko: Today it is especially important to be ahead of time
“Amid this lengthy pandemic and unprecedented challenges to our statehood, strategic planning and prompt responses to the changing situation in the country and in the world in general become the crucial factors in the organization of the operation of the Belarus President Administration"...
30 Sep 2021
Lukashenko outlines Belarus’ priorities in international relations Lukashenko outlines Belarus’ priorities in international relations
“Today Belarus intends to build friendly relations first of all with the states that respect its sovereignty and independence. Respect its people. Those who are ready to cooperate with us in an honest and open-hearted way,” the Belarusian leader said...
28 Sep 2021
Kochanova: Work on constitutional amendments is neither fast nor easy Kochanova: Work on constitutional amendments is neither fast nor easy
“Being fully aware of your responsibility, you mull over every aspect of the Constitution and consider how correct it will be. After all, the Constitution will chart the way we live today and the way the youth will live tomorrow,” Natalya Kochanova said...
28 Sep 2021
Lukashenko about authority of Belarusian People’s Congress: The country needs no diarchy Lukashenko about authority of Belarusian People’s Congress: The country needs no diarchy
“We’ve determined that some restraining factor is necessary. Not only for the president. For the society as a whole. This is why we’ve come up with the Belarusian People’s Congress, with this collective body. But neither the chairman nor the presidium should have the authority that will loom over other government agencies and particularly the president"...
28 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Constitution is being made for Belarusian people Lukashenko: Constitution is being made for Belarusian people
“When you work on the draft of the Constitution, think about your children. They will live with it, and we are still not going to die. Therefore, think about your children,” the head of state said...
28 Sep 2021
Referendum on new Constitution of Belarus to take place no later than February 2022 Referendum on new Constitution of Belarus to take place no later than February 2022
“It is very important to ensure that all the work on the constitutional construction serves as a basis for consolidation of the Belarusian society and lays a solid legal foundation for the country's development in the future. I am sure it will be so, because the people will make the final decision"...
27 Sep 2021
Makei in UN: Belarus has been a target of the West’s belligerent pressure for more than a year Makei in UN: Belarus has been a target of the West’s belligerent pressure for more than a year
According to the minister, he is surprised by the lengths authors go to in order to invent pretty but hypocritical words to justify their destructive actions such as “measures to support democracy”, “sectoral restrictions”, “facilitation of the nation’s wellbeing”, and “facilitation of the sovereignty of the state”...
27 Sep 2021
Situation with migrants on Belarus-EU border described as humanitarian catastrophe Situation with migrants on Belarus-EU border described as humanitarian catastrophe
"There is a humanitarian catastrophe on the border. Neighbors imposed the state of emergency and do not let people enter their country. They do not want anybody to know how people are dying there,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
27 Sep 2021
FM: Belarus should be friends with any partner who offers a welcoming hand FM: Belarus should be friends with any partner who offers a welcoming hand
"This is our position, and we are willing to be friends with everyone. I am convinced that in a few years, as the examples of other states with which we cooperate show, these partners can be very promising,” Vladimir Makei stressed...
24 Sep 2021
PM: Brest Fortress will stay significant for all Belarusian generations PM: Brest Fortress will stay significant for all Belarusian generations
"This memorial has had and will undoubtedly have significance for many generations of Belarusians. It is difficult to find a place in our country equal to it in importance, concentration of heroism and courage, love for the Motherland"...
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