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22 Dec 2014
Radkov: Belarus in favor of productive trade, economic ties with Ukraine Radkov: Belarus in favor of productive trade, economic ties with Ukraine
Aide to Belarus President stressed that Belarus will be committed to the policy of good-neighborly relations with Ukraine which is more than just a neighboring state. Historically the two nations have been connected by strong friendship...
21 Dec 2014
PM: No grounds for acceleration of inflation in Belarus PM: No grounds for acceleration of inflation in Belarus
“There are no reasons to say that the rate of inflation will accelerate equaling the amount of the fee. Our power engineering is protected, deposits are protected. Wages remain within the parameters and balances that we outlined for 2014-2015”...
21 Dec 2014
Ukraine eager to effectively advance relations with Belarus Ukraine eager to effectively advance relations with Belarus
“Today we say that trade relations with Belarus are a lucky exception since we have managed to prevent a decrease in trade turnover. And the bilateral trade has even increased”...
21 Dec 2014
Lukashenko: Belarus is always ready to help Ukraine Lukashenko: Belarus is always ready to help Ukraine
“It is not a game for us. Not only due to trade considerations but because we are neighbors, we live nearby, we are not strangers”...
20 Dec 2014
Atomproject praises quality of construction works at BelNPP Atomproject praises quality of construction works at BelNPP
“The quality of construction works at the Belarusian nuclear power plant is very high”...
19 Dec 2014
Andreichenko: Belarus has always been in favor of peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis Andreichenko: Belarus has always been in favor of peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis
According to him, today the strategy of fanning interethnic and interreligious hatred, indoctrinating extremism and waging information warfare is being increasingly used in the fight for geopolitical dominance today...
18 Dec 2014
Do Van Mai: Vietnam-Belarus friendship has been steadily strengthening Do Van Mai: Vietnam-Belarus friendship has been steadily strengthening
The diplomat stressed that the Vietnamese People’s Army had got colossal and effective assistance from the Soviet people, including Belarusians. Many Belarusian military stood shoulder to shoulder with the Vietnamese during the war...
18 Dec 2014
PM: Belarus envisaged as Europe’s pioneer of electric transport development PM: Belarus envisaged as Europe’s pioneer of electric transport development
“The government has set up a taskforce in charge of working out proposals for electric transport development in our country. In several years we are going to commission the decent electricity generating capacity of the Belarusian nuclear power plant", noted the Prime Minister of Belarus...
18 Dec 2014
Putin: Minsk agreements are important for peaceful settlement in southeast Ukraine Putin: Minsk agreements are important for peaceful settlement in southeast Ukraine
According to Vladimir Putin, the Russian side believes that the crisis in the southeast of Ukraine will be settled by political methods...
17 Dec 2014
Makei: Belarus has built close ties with UNESCO Makei: Belarus has built close ties with UNESCO
“The visit of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova to Belarus in April 2014 vividly testifies to the high level of cooperation between Belarus and this international organization"...
16 Dec 2014
Romano Prodi: Call for Belarus’ tighter cooperation with Europe Romano Prodi: Call for Belarus’ tighter cooperation with Europe
“I am very interested in Belarus. I took interest in your country when I was the president of the European Commission in Brussels. And Belarus should be more involved in European structures,” noted Romano Prodi...
16 Dec 2014
Lukashenko: Belarus needs military security, social and political stability Lukashenko: Belarus needs military security, social and political stability
"We clearly understand that stability and security are very important for the country’s sustainable development"...
12 Dec 2014
FM: Belarus would like to continue technical cooperation with EU FM: Belarus would like to continue technical cooperation with EU
Belarus will take part in the new program designed to run in 2014-2017. It provides for the implementation of projects across three key priorities: social integration, environment and regional economic development...
12 Dec 2014
Lukashenko in favor of EU's constructive approach to evaluating situation in Belarus Lukashenko in favor of EU's constructive approach to evaluating situation in Belarus
“We expect that the present representatives of European countries will practice a constructive approach towards evaluating the situation in Belarus. It would contribute to further normalization of relations between our country and the European Union”...
11 Dec 2014
MP: Visa-free regime introduction between Belarus and Israel is of historical significance MP: Visa-free regime introduction between Belarus and Israel is of historical significance
In his words, people of the two countries are bound not only by family ties but also the tragic events of the Second World War. Nearly 850,000 Jews died in Belarus during the war...
11 Dec 2014
Shagal: Number of Israeli tourists in Belarus should increase once visas are abolished Shagal: Number of Israeli tourists in Belarus should increase once visas are abolished
“Belarus has so many interesting places to visit that I can never stop recommending,” Yosef Shagal said...
11 Dec 2014
Guryanov: Belarus eager to be active participant of EXPO 2017 in Astana Guryanov: Belarus eager to be active participant of EXPO 2017 in Astana
On 11 December Kazakhstan’s delegation met with Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei to discuss participation in World Expo 2017 and bilateral cooperation...
9 Dec 2014
Lukashenko: Production of medications in Belarus must be up to world standards Lukashenko: Production of medications in Belarus must be up to world standards
The head of state reminded about plans to raise the share of Belarus-made medications on the domestic market up to at least 50% by late 2015...
9 Dec 2014
Gulyako: No issues between different religious communities in Belarus Gulyako: No issues between different religious communities in Belarus
Belarus is a multinational and multi-confessional state. According to Leonid Gulyako, Belarus is a comfortable home to representatives of all ethnicities living in the country...
9 Dec 2014
Rapota: Union State to do its best to help Belarus resume food export to Russia Rapota: Union State to do its best to help Belarus resume food export to Russia
“I have reported on the recent expert meeting dedicated to this matter. The discussion will be continued tomorrow at the session of the Eurasian Economic Commission”...
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