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13 Nov 2018
New Belarus’ ambassador to Russia makes first statements New Belarus’ ambassador to Russia makes first statements
Speaking about Belarus-Russia relations, he emphasized that Russia has been and will be Belarus’ major trade and economic partner. "It was determined by history. We are neighbors; we have a similar mindset and common history"...
13 Nov 2018
Belarus willing to see Turkish bank on its market Belarus willing to see Turkish bank on its market
Mikhail Myasnikovich believes that the countries can significantly strengthen cooperation in the banking sector, namely improve the payment systems and facilitate the establishment of a Turkish bank in Belarus...
13 Nov 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus’ ambassador to Russia should have extraordinary powers Lukashenko: Belarus’ ambassador to Russia should have extraordinary powers
"He should wield special powers; he should have access to the president anytime to discuss matters concerning our relations with the Russian Federation. He should not get overwhelmed with our bureaucracy"...
13 Nov 2018
Belarus, Azerbaijan remain committed to long-term partnership Belarus, Azerbaijan remain committed to long-term partnership
Trustful relations between the leaders of the two countries provide a good foundation for bilateral cooperation. Since 2006 the Belarusian president has visited Baku four times; his Azerbaijani counterpart has been on a visit to Minsk four times, too...
13 Nov 2018
Belarus to meet macroeconomic parameters of midterm program in 2019 Belarus to meet macroeconomic parameters of midterm program in 2019
The minister voiced the main macroeconomic parameters of next year: GDP - 104%, investment - 109%, average wages – Br1,025, inflation – 5%...
13 Nov 2018
High level of professionalism named BelTA’s distinctive feature High level of professionalism named BelTA’s distinctive feature
BelTA’s photo exhibition Moments of the Century celebrating 100 years of the Belarusian news agency opened in Moscow at the Business and Cultural Center of the Belarusian embassy in Russia...
12 Nov 2018
Belarusian government to prioritize creating favorable business environment Belarusian government to prioritize creating favorable business environment
The prime minister stressed: “It is obvious that the emerging transparent, predictable, and advantageous legislation, which rules out the adoption of excessive encumbrances and new barriers, will become a guarantee of stable work on our market for private companies”...
12 Nov 2018
Belarus busy creating more advanced missile systems Belarus busy creating more advanced missile systems
In his words, such weapon systems are designed to deter the enemy by means of delivering fire for effect. “Their availability is a powerful factor for deterring any aggressor”...
12 Nov 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus has 3 candidates for CSTO secretary general Lukashenko: Belarus has 3 candidates for CSTO secretary general
The Belarusian leader did not understand why there were so many speculations and rumors about the appointment of the new secretary general because the foreign policy situation around the CSTO countries had been the main issue on the agenda...
12 Nov 2018
Belarusian producers urged to penetrate Chinese market more actively Belarusian producers urged to penetrate Chinese market more actively
The ambassador noted that one of advantages of Belarus is that all the railways from China to the EU go through Belarus. "On the way back we can load these railway containers"...
9 Nov 2018
Belarus-China: Opening-up strategy Belarus-China: Opening-up strategy
The first China International Import Expo took place in Shanghai on 5-10 November. Belarus was among the participants of this large-scale forum. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the forum, President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping focused on China’s plans to keep opening up...
9 Nov 2018
Myasnikovich: Manufacturing is key to success in Belarus-Russia regional cooperation Myasnikovich: Manufacturing is key to success in Belarus-Russia regional cooperation
"If we make unification and harmonization work properly, I think it will benefit the both sides"...
9 Nov 2018
WTO welcomes Belarus’ efforts to accelerate accession WTO welcomes Belarus’ efforts to accelerate accession
The WTO deputy director-general named Belarus’ membership in the Eurasian Economic Union as one of the country’s advantages...
9 Nov 2018
WTO emphasizes importance of Belarus’ accession WTO emphasizes importance of Belarus’ accession
Dmitry Krutoi updated the WTO representative on the work done to prepare Belarus for the WTO accession...
8 Nov 2018
Opinion: CSTO is now intent on creating a good neighborliness belt Opinion: CSTO is now intent on creating a good neighborliness belt
The statement was made after the CSTO heads of state decided in favor of legislating the status of CSTO observers and partners. The decision was initiated by Belarus in the past...
8 Nov 2018
Belarus welcomes results of CSTO summit in Astana Belarus welcomes results of CSTO summit in Astana
"On the whole, we evaluate results of the summit as positive. A number of important decisions were made. Including those once initiated by Belarus"...
8 Nov 2018
Ambassador: Interpersonal relations contribute to atmosphere of trust between Belarus, Israel Ambassador: Interpersonal relations contribute to atmosphere of trust between Belarus, Israel
Ambassador of Belarus to Israel Vladimir Skvortsov said at the opening of the conference on the occasion of the 66th anniversary of the death of the first Israel President Chaim Weizmann (scientist-chemist, native of the Belarusian town of Motol)...
8 Nov 2018
WTO reform expected to have no effect on Belarus’ accession process WTO reform expected to have no effect on Belarus’ accession process
Alexander Turchin assured that the government will focus on further enhancing the competitive ability of the Belarusian economy, promoting digital trade, developing small and medium private business and the sphere of services...
8 Nov 2018
Important role of CIIE in Shanghai highlighted Important role of CIIE in Shanghai highlighted
"We have entered the market and set up sales channels in China. Now the most important task is to gain a foothold in the market, enhance stability and increase sales channels. As Xi Jinping said at the CIIE opening, economic globalization is irreversible"...
7 Nov 2018
Ambassador: Belarus shows best practices in security promotion Ambassador: Belarus shows best practices in security promotion
"Here our country can demonstrate Europe’s and the world’s best practices to its partners and neighbors. And this is a huge region. The role played by Belarus is acknowledged and appreciated"...
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