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26 Aug 2014
Nazarbayev suggests maintaining high level of Ukraine peace talks Nazarbayev suggests maintaining high level of Ukraine peace talks
The Kazakhstan leader emphasized that the time was ripe to conduct the meeting in Minsk...
26 Aug 2014
Putin: Minsk meeting is a great opportunity to discuss Ukraine-CU relations Putin: Minsk meeting is a great opportunity to discuss Ukraine-CU relations
“Russia respects and will respect a sovereign choice of any nation regarding its domestic policy and participation in military, economic and other alliances. We hope this will not happen at the expense of other participants of international relations and not at our expense,” the Russian leader said...
26 Aug 2014
Lukashenko: Primary task today is to stop bloodshed at all costs Lukashenko: Primary task today is to stop bloodshed at all costs
“I hope and believe that today's meeting will give the impetus for effective dialogue, search for a compromise and real steps towards the normalization of the situation in Ukraine and cooperation across Europe,” said Alexander Lukashenko....
26 Aug 2014
Ashton praises Belarus’ role in brokering Ukraine peace talks Ashton praises Belarus’ role in brokering Ukraine peace talks
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton said as she met with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko...
26 Aug 2014
Lukashenko: The Minsk meeting will start movement towards peace in Ukraine Lukashenko: The Minsk meeting will start movement towards peace in Ukraine
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statements as he met with the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton...
26 Aug 2014
Nazarbayev hopes for Russia-Ukraine compromise in Minsk Nazarbayev hopes for Russia-Ukraine compromise in Minsk
“The main thing is that you talk with Vladimir Putin one on one. The moment of truth is approaching both Russia and Ukraine. This bloodshed must be stopped,” the President of Kazakhstan said...
26 Aug 2014
Poroshenko hopes Minsk meeting will result in Ukraine peace agreement Poroshenko hopes Minsk meeting will result in Ukraine peace agreement
"I sincerely hope that today's meeting, I believe it will not be the only one but the first one, will help us reach an agreement that will bring peace to Ukraine. I think it will be a landmark event in the bilateral relations as well,” said the Ukrainian leader...
21 Aug 2014
Lukashenko advocates higher social status for maternity and large families Lukashenko advocates higher social status for maternity and large families
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the government meeting held to shape a new mechanism to provide state support to families with kids...
19 Aug 2014
Kiandee: Malaysia hopes for Belarus’ support during election of UNSC non-permanent members Kiandee: Malaysia hopes for Belarus’ support during election of UNSC non-permanent members
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Malaysia, head of the Malaysia-Belarusian parliamentary friendship group Ronald Kiandee said...
19 Aug 2014
Makei: Belarus seeks stronger all-round cooperation with Malaysia Makei: Belarus seeks stronger all-round cooperation with Malaysia
“We hope that good contacts between the two parliaments will promote bilateral contacts,” Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei said...
19 Aug 2014
Guminsky: Belarus, Malaysia have great potential to expand cooperation Guminsky: Belarus, Malaysia have great potential to expand cooperation
“We have a large untapped potential in various areas to promote the inter-parliamentary, trade and economic cooperation and to develop the legal framework"...
15 Aug 2014
Lukashenko: Increased demand for Belarus’ products in Russia should not hurt domestic market Lukashenko: Increased demand for Belarus’ products in Russia should not hurt domestic market
The head of state made this statement as he visited Agrokombinat Skidelsky...
14 Aug 2014
FISU considering Belarus as venue for World Universiades FISU considering Belarus as venue for World Universiades
Secretary General of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Eric Saintrond told media at the opening ceremony of the competitions in Zaslavl...
14 Aug 2014
Myasnikovich: Increase in food exports to Russia will not hurt domestic market Myasnikovich: Increase in food exports to Russia will not hurt domestic market
“We are ready to boost exports to Russia, and this will not be detrimental to the home market. My statements are based on the production and sales balances we have drafted,” Mikhail Myasnikovich said...
14 Aug 2014
Korean professor praises Belarus’ expertise in physics Korean professor praises Belarus’ expertise in physics
A famous Korean scientist, Professor of the School of Mechanical Engineering of the Pusan National University, Director of the MEMS Technology Center (Korea) Kim Kyung Chun has praised pilot projects of Belarusian scientists and promised to tell his Korean counterparts about them...
14 Aug 2014
Shchekin: Belarus will strengthen its position as a center of regional development Shchekin: Belarus will strengthen its position as a center of regional development
"The main achievement of the independent Belarus is peace and security, reliability and stability, political and socio-economic balance," emphasised Ph.D. Philosophy, Assistant Professor Nikolai Shchekin...
13 Aug 2014
Rusy: Belarus ready to increase food supplies to Russia by 15-50% Rusy: Belarus ready to increase food supplies to Russia by 15-50%
"We have assessed all possible sources to redistribute supplies, and agreed that we will adjust our supply budgets across a number of products, including those where our Russian partners have issues," said Vice Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Rusy...
12 Aug 2014
Agriculture Ministry: No re-export of banned goods across Belarus to Russia Agriculture Ministry: No re-export of banned goods across Belarus to Russia
Belarus’ Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats said as he met with Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) Sergei Dankvert...
12 Aug 2014
Rosselkhoznadzor: Belarus is able to increase cheese export to Russia Rosselkhoznadzor: Belarus is able to increase cheese export to Russia
“Belarus has an exceptional chance to supply 200,000 tonnes of cheese instead of 100,000 tonnes taking into consideration the capacity of its cheese-making factories,” Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Sergei Dankvert said...
12 Aug 2014
Prokopovich: Sanctions push Russia, Belarus to stop using dollars in mutual payments Prokopovich: Sanctions push Russia, Belarus to stop using dollars in mutual payments
Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Piotr Prokopovich noted that in the current situation Belarus and Russia could expand the use of the national currencies...
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