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9 Sep 2021
Belarus’ eagerness to reduce conflict potential with peace-loving policy pointed out Belarus’ eagerness to reduce conflict potential with peace-loving policy pointed out
"The foreign policy coupled with the lack of territorial claims to neighbors, Belarus’ union with Russia and the membership in the Collective Security Treaty Organization have determined the choice of the defensive focus of the exercise as a confirmation of Belarus’ strict adherence to stronger regional security"...
8 Sep 2021
About 90 museums in Belarus accessible to people with disabilities About 90 museums in Belarus accessible to people with disabilities
About 90 museums out of 115 in Belarus are accessible to people with disabilities, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said at a meeting of the national interdepartmental council on disability affairs...
8 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus will not stand aside from Afghanistan issue Lukashenko: Belarus will not stand aside from Afghanistan issue
The president stressed that the Belarusian side will be committed to the CSTO’s course on Afghanistan...
7 Sep 2021
Kochanova: Belarus’ coronavirus strategy carefully crafted Kochanova: Belarus’ coronavirus strategy carefully crafted
"The government is focusing its efforts on vaccination. Healthcare, social workers and teachers have already been vaccinated"...
3 Sep 2021
Lack of reserve described as main problem of Belarusian sport Lack of reserve described as main problem of Belarusian sport
Speaking about Belarusian sport in general, the head of state remarked that the state of affairs in physical education and amateur sport is okay, but elite sport is in bad condition. “Where are good young athletes? They get lost in the main team. Please make a difference,” the president said...
1 Sep 2021
Lukashenko comments on patriotic education in schools Lukashenko comments on patriotic education in schools
"The main thing is safety and security at school. Children should feel safe and secure in schools and parents should not have any worries"...
1 Sep 2021
Belarus, Russia to approve Union State prorgams soon Belarus, Russia to approve Union State prorgams soon
Belarus and Russia plan to sign Union State programs at the session of the Supreme State Council of the Union State...
1 Sep 2021
Lukashenko describes school as sacred place for students, teachers Lukashenko describes school as sacred place for students, teachers
"If you study well and get decent knowledge, you will be competitive in this life, you will get normal jobs and normal salaries. If you don’t study well, please don’t blame the government and your parents in the future. You go to school to study. It is especially relevant for future school leavers”...
31 Aug 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus remains reliable customs partner Lukashenko: Belarus remains reliable customs partner
According to the head of state, the analysis of the situation shows that Belarus performs its role in the international economic arena well. “We are a transit country, we have a huge transit potential. We have retained the reputation of a reliable partner and fully perform our functions in terms of this transit potential,” stressed the president...
30 Aug 2021
Lukashenko urges consolidated position on Afghanistan Lukashenko urges consolidated position on Afghanistan
"If the SCO and the CSTO hold a consolidated position, we will cope with this situation. We will help the Afghan people to overcome all these challenges and difficulties"...
30 Aug 2021
Viktor Lukashenko: Vytoki festival has drawn hundreds of thousands of Belarusians Viktor Lukashenko: Vytoki festival has drawn hundreds of thousands of Belarusians
"In the Year of People's Unity and the 30th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee, it is pleasant that this event brought people together. They attended the festival as families, with pleasure, participated in sports events, and enjoyed concerts"...
27 Aug 2021
Belaruskali described as most reliable global player Belaruskali described as most reliable global player
“Belaruskali is one of the most reliable players on the global market of fertilizers. It produces and sells over 20% of potash fertilizers. But the main thing is that it is the most reliable partner in the world. We have never disappointed and will never disappoint our partners”...
26 Aug 2021
Belarus, China to upgrade political cooperation Belarus, China to upgrade political cooperation
“China holds an exceptional place in our foreign policy, it is our main strategic partner in Asia. We have reached an agreement in principle with China to take our political cooperation to a new level. This will be formalized in a joint declaration that will be signed during the next high-level visit,” Nikolai Borisevich said...
24 Aug 2021
Lukashenko: Education is not part of the service industry but a mainstay of Belarusian statehood Lukashenko: Education is not part of the service industry but a mainstay of Belarusian statehood
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “You have once again confirmed that education is not the sphere of services, not a business, but a mainstay of our statehood and a socially important branch of the economy”...
24 Aug 2021
Karpenko: Education system should serve the interests of individual, society, state Karpenko: Education system should serve the interests of individual, society, state
“Education is a multi-tier, complex system that permeates all spheres of human life. It is for a reason that Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko pays so much attention to it"...
23 Aug 2021
Lukashenko calls on CSTO to adopt common position on Afghanistan Lukashenko calls on CSTO to adopt common position on Afghanistan
The head of state assured that although Belarus is not geographically close to and does not border on Afghanistan, the country will follow the agreed common position within the CSTO...
20 Aug 2021
Lukashenko in favor of moving forward, changes, new Constitution Lukashenko in favor of moving forward, changes, new Constitution
It is inadmissible to freeze the situation in the country lest stagnation happens. It is necessary to move forward and implement changes but only within the limits of the law...
20 Aug 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus’ enemies stop at nothing Lukashenko: Belarus’ enemies stop at nothing
Enemies of Belarus go to extraordinary lengths, but they have miscalculated, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he presented state awards to representatives of law enforcement on 20 August...
19 Aug 2021
Lukashenko: Paying taxes is a must Lukashenko: Paying taxes is a must
The president emphasized that people should understand what for and how much they need to pay, thus everything should be as easy as possible...
16 Aug 2021
Belarus to get million doses of China’s COVID-19 vaccine in August Belarus to get million doses of China’s COVID-19 vaccine in August
As far as the herd immunity of Belarusians is concerned, a study conducted together with the Saint Petersburg Pasteur Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in May suggests that on average 38% of the country’s population developed immunity...
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