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20 Apr 2016
Preparations for Belarus parliament elections nearing completion Preparations for Belarus parliament elections nearing completion
“The preparations for the election are underway, and I think we can say all events are 80% ready. If the election is announced in a day or two, we would be able to finalize everything within a few days,” the CEC chairperson said...
20 Apr 2016
Belarus to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 7-10m tonnes through use of nuclear energy Belarus to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 7-10m tonnes through use of nuclear energy
Belarus’ First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Protection Iya Malkina told on the sidelines of AtomExpo in Minsk...
19 Apr 2016
Andreichenko: Belarus always in favor of greater security in the region Andreichenko: Belarus always in favor of greater security in the region
Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko said when speaking at the plenary session of the first Conference of Eurasian Parliament Speakers which is running in Moscow...
19 Apr 2016
Amano: Cooperation between Belarus and IAEA has been very intensive Amano: Cooperation between Belarus and IAEA has been very intensive
“Leading experts in nuclear energy got acquainted with Belarus’ experience and examined the good practices that have been developed in your country,” IAEA Director noted after visiting the Belarusian NPP...
19 Apr 2016
Popkov: Belarus is always open for dialogue on ICT with foreign partners Popkov: Belarus is always open for dialogue on ICT with foreign partners
Belarusian Communications and Information Technology Minister noted that ICT is one of the most rapidly developing sectors. To keep up with the global trends, it is necessary to actively cooperate with foreign partners...
19 Apr 2016
Belarus among world’s leaders in ICT development Belarus among world’s leaders in ICT development
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao said during a meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko...
19 Apr 2016
Lukashenko: No place for national egoism in Internet regulation Lukashenko: No place for national egoism in Internet regulation
"Information and communication technologies are vigorously developing in Belarus. A number of large projects have been implemented in this field in recent years"...
19 Apr 2016
BelNPP viewed as one of the most successful projects in nuclear energy countries BelNPP viewed as one of the most successful projects in nuclear energy countries
“Belarus is a very important partner of the IAEA, not only in the development of nuclear energy but in the peaceful use of atom in general,” the IAEA head noted...
19 Apr 2016
Semashko: Belarus will stick to IAEA recommendations in NPP construction Semashko: Belarus will stick to IAEA recommendations in NPP construction
"It is extremely important as these recommendations have accumulated global experience in peaceful atom”...
18 Apr 2016
Makei: No closed topics in cooperation between Belarus and IAEA Makei: No closed topics in cooperation between Belarus and IAEA
The Minister noted that the IAEA is one of the most influential international organizations in the field of nuclear safety. Belarus, according to the Minister, is ready to do everything possible to strengthen the Agency's positions...
18 Apr 2016
Belarus Premier sees reserves for economic growth Belarus Premier sees reserves for economic growth
“The state will lend its shoulder if it is needed. However, in most cases there are enough inner resources”...
15 Apr 2016
Belarus’ efforts to develop Chernobyl-affected regions praised Belarus’ efforts to develop Chernobyl-affected regions praised
“Belarus is now demonstrating accord, stability and peace to the whole world. The government has recently adopted the state program to overcome the consequences of the Chernobyl accident for the period till 2020. This program testifies to the huge attention to this issue on behalf of the state”...
15 Apr 2016
Restoration works at Belarus’ National Art Museum in full swing Restoration works at Belarus’ National Art Museum in full swing
“Despite all financial difficulties the works continue, and a museum quarter in Minsk will appear in three years,” Belarus Culture Minister Boris Svetlov told media at a meeting to mark International Culture Day...
15 Apr 2016
Belarus’ leading role in combating human trafficking recognized internationally Belarus’ leading role in combating human trafficking recognized internationally
Belarus delegation with Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Valentin Rybakov took part in a thematic roundtable “Trafficking in Persons: Eliminating Forced Labor” that was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York...
14 Apr 2016
Makei: Foreign countries would like to see Belarus as a reliable friend and partner Makei: Foreign countries would like to see Belarus as a reliable friend and partner
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei made the statement as he summed up results of the Belarusian delegation’s participation in the Istanbul summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation...
14 Apr 2016
Lukashenko: Belarus consciously chooses stronger ties with the Muslim world Lukashenko: Belarus consciously chooses stronger ties with the Muslim world
"By implementing the multi-vector policy and being open to the external world, by not willing to be constrained in the narrow bounds of Eurocentrism at the end of 1990s we became the only full-fledged member of the Non-Aligned Movement among all European countries at that moment in time”...
14 Apr 2016
Kazakhstan offers infrastructure for Belarus’ trade with China Kazakhstan offers infrastructure for Belarus’ trade with China
The idea was mentioned during the meeting of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul...
14 Apr 2016
Vice Premier: Belarusian agricultural sector is ready for WTO accession Vice Premier: Belarusian agricultural sector is ready for WTO accession
“Everything has been estimated for the WTO entry. This work had been conducted ahead of the country’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union. Then we calculated everything taking into account the WTO mode of operation,” noted Mikhail Rusy...
13 Apr 2016
Kobyakov: Belarusian initiatives create foundation for further integration in EEU Kobyakov: Belarusian initiatives create foundation for further integration in EEU
“I would like to thank every one of you for all-round support of Belarus as EEU Chairman in 2015,” Andrei Kobyakov said addressing the EEU Prime Ministers...
13 Apr 2016
Belarus eager to get observer status in Organization of Islamic Cooperation faster Belarus eager to get observer status in Organization of Islamic Cooperation faster
“It will allow us to more tangibly work in the relevant structures of the organization, in various committees and the secretariat,” Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei made the statement...
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