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22 Nov 2018
Growing trust between Belarus, Germany viewed as good prerequisite for development of relations Growing trust between Belarus, Germany viewed as good prerequisite for development of relations
As an example he cited visits to Belarus by Germany President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a delegation from the Ministry of Health and the MPs of the Federal State of Saxony...
22 Nov 2018
Belarus, Indonesia urged to boost trade to $1bn over next five years Belarus, Indonesia urged to boost trade to $1bn over next five years
"It is a very ambitious target that requires effort, organizational activities, serious marketing analysis, improvement of professional skills of our marketing services specialists for this market which is relatively new for us"...
21 Nov 2018
WHO welcomes Belarus’ achievements in curbing HIV WHO welcomes Belarus’ achievements in curbing HIV
Zsuzsanna Jakab praised Belarus’ efforts to fight these diseases. She believes that no other post-Soviet state is doing as much to combat these diseases...
21 Nov 2018
IFMC festival in Vitebsk features over 60 events IFMC festival in Vitebsk features over 60 events
“This is a very prestigious forum setting trends in modern choreography not only in our country, but in the entire world”...
21 Nov 2018
Belarus, Russia seek closer cooperation to strengthen their positions in international arena Belarus, Russia seek closer cooperation to strengthen their positions in international arena
“We have confirmed mutual determination to work more closely to strengthen the positions of our countries in the international arena and to promote the integration within the framework of the Union State and other formats,” Vladimir Makei said...
21 Nov 2018
Russia, Belarus may sign visa recognition agreement in December Russia, Belarus may sign visa recognition agreement in December
“I know that the agreement which is currently in the pipeline will remove all concerns for both the sides”...
21 Nov 2018
European Investment Bank to invest €260m in Belarus in 2019 European Investment Bank to invest €260m in Belarus in 2019
The meeting touched upon future joint projects such as the reconstruction of the M7 motorway as well as projects concerning power engineering and utilities...
21 Nov 2018
Makei: Belarus advocates full-fledged dialogue between integration associations Makei: Belarus advocates full-fledged dialogue between integration associations
"Located at the juncture of the Eurasian and European unions, Belarus seeks partnership, or, as we say, integration of integrations or cooperation of integrations, which is similar to the connectivity idea promoted in Europe"...
20 Nov 2018
More Italians take advantage of Belarus’ visa-free program More Italians take advantage of Belarus’ visa-free program
The Italian ambassador praised the initiative of the Belarusian authorities to increase visa-free stay in the country up to 30 days. The undertaken measures have already contributed to a bigger number of Italians coming to Belarus...
20 Nov 2018
Belarus strikes €160m deal with European Investment Bank Belarus strikes €160m deal with European Investment Bank
The first agreement is with Minskvodokanal [to upgrade the Minsk water and wastewater treatment plant], which will enhance the quality of life for roughly 2 million people. The second project is to support small and medium-sized companies through Belarusian banks...
20 Nov 2018
Belarus eager to implement landmark projects together with European Investment Bank Belarus eager to implement landmark projects together with European Investment Bank
In his opinion, with the agreements signed today Belarus’ cooperation with the EIB has reached new heights. The European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will jointly finance the reconstruction of the Minsk wastewater treatment plant...
20 Nov 2018
Belarus-Kazakhstan trade expected to get close to $1bn in 2018 Belarus-Kazakhstan trade expected to get close to $1bn in 2018
"I think we will be able to get close to the figure this year. It is a very important indicator because the larger the trade turnover is, the larger revenues of the state budget are"...
19 Nov 2018
Opinion: Belarus is set to re-engage with Europe Opinion: Belarus is set to re-engage with Europe
The outcome of the recent visit of Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich to France and the meeting with President of the Senate Gerard Larcher inspire optimism about the future of the Belarusian-European relations...
19 Nov 2018
Jon Ola Sand: Belarus will do an amazing show for Junior Eurovision 2018 Jon Ola Sand: Belarus will do an amazing show for Junior Eurovision 2018
“I am happy and excited to be in Minsk for the Junior Eurovision show for the second time. Proceeding from what I have already seen, I can assume that everything is just great. Minsk is absolutely ready to host the Junior Eurovision show"...
19 Nov 2018
Belarus, Azerbaijan support each other on international arena Belarus, Azerbaijan support each other on international arena
“We actively cooperate in international organizations. We support each other on all issues, and this support is, I would say, unconditional, without any consultations and harmonization”...
19 Nov 2018
Belarus eager to participate in infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan Belarus eager to participate in infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan
Alexander Lukashenko said: “We are ready to participate in infrastructure projects in Azerbaijan: the construction of new railroads, sea ports, and logistics hubs”...
19 Nov 2018
Transportation to be one of locomotives of Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation Transportation to be one of locomotives of Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation
He noted that Azerbaijan is an active participant of the East-West Transport Corridor. According to him, coordination of efforts on these two routes will give rise to new cooperation opportunities and will help create tens of thousands of new jobs and significantly increase cargo flow between the countries...
19 Nov 2018
Azerbaijan named Belarus’ reliable strategic partner Azerbaijan named Belarus’ reliable strategic partner
"We highly value our friendship and are ready to assist the promotion of Azerbaijan’s interests in the center of Europe," the Belarusian leader said...
19 Nov 2018
Aliyev: Tangible results in all areas of Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation Aliyev: Tangible results in all areas of Belarus-Azerbaijan cooperation
"We support each other at all international organizations; our trade and economic relations are on the rise. Cooperation in the manufacturing industry has been gaining momentum. We have a history of cooperation in the defense industry, culture and education"...
19 Nov 2018
Lukashenko to Aliyev: Belarus has been waiting for you Lukashenko to Aliyev: Belarus has been waiting for you
"There was huge interest before your visit. We have been waiting for it for a long time. A lot has been said about Azerbaijan"...
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