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30 Oct 2018
Fallico: Belarus has a strategically important role in EAEU Fallico: Belarus has a strategically important role in EAEU
The Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona is one of the most effective platforms in Europe to talk about relations between East and West and to discuss possible steps to build bridges of cooperation and remove artificial barriers for business...
30 Oct 2018
Belarus PM gives orders to step up control over prices Belarus PM gives orders to step up control over prices
"Inflation is within the targeted range – 3.7% as against December 2017, with the January-September 2018 forecast at 4.3% at most. We saw a spike of 0.8% in September. We have two more months to go till the year ends"...
30 Oct 2018
Belarus speaker on global security architecture: Checks and balances no longer work Belarus speaker on global security architecture: Checks and balances no longer work
“It is obvious that today the global security system is broken; the system of checks and balances does not work. Today, some states can start any military actions without a sanction from the UN Security Council,” Vladimir Andreichenko noted...
30 Oct 2018
Armenia president: Belarus has image of stability, predictability Armenia president: Belarus has image of stability, predictability
“Your country is unique today. The image of Belarus today is an image of stability and predictability. These qualities are rare in the new world we are living in. Not only regions but the world in general has become unpredictable, unstable”...
29 Oct 2018
Ambassador: Turkey maintains political dialogue with Belarus Ambassador: Turkey maintains political dialogue with Belarus
According to the diplomat, the two states cultivate close relations, including at the highest level. Business contacts are an important driving force in promoting bilateral cooperation...
29 Oct 2018
Stronger trust between Belarusian, European parliaments noted Stronger trust between Belarusian, European parliaments noted
In his words, this year Belarus has taken steps to facilitate visa terms, extending the time foreigners are allowed to stay in the country without visas...
29 Oct 2018
Ambassador: Belarus-Slovakia cooperation on the rise Ambassador: Belarus-Slovakia cooperation on the rise
The ambassador noted that he looks forward to the further development of relations between the two countries. In his opinion, this should be done through the implementation of projects in the priority areas outlined in the roadmap...
29 Oct 2018
Ambitious plans for economic growth in Belarus in 2019-2020 Ambitious plans for economic growth in Belarus in 2019-2020
"Although the leading international agencies decreased the world economy growth forecast in the last two months, we don’t change our plans – steady growth of over 4% every year"...
29 Oct 2018
Expanding relations with European Parliament, EU viewed among Belarus’ priorities Expanding relations with European Parliament, EU viewed among Belarus’ priorities
“Expanding and deepening relations with the European Parliament and the European Union is our priority. We have many common goals and interests, particularly in strengthening security, promoting economic growth, protection of the rights and interests of our citizens”...
29 Oct 2018
No plans to revise Belarus’ economic growth forecast 2018 No plans to revise Belarus’ economic growth forecast 2018
As it was reported earlier, Belarus' GDP expanded by 3.7% in January-September 2018 as against the same period a year prior...
29 Oct 2018
CIIE 2018 seen as unique opportunity to expand contacts between Belarus and China CIIE 2018 seen as unique opportunity to expand contacts between Belarus and China
The minister said that China is one of the world’s fastest growing markets, which is open to high-quality foreign products. This is why Minsk is thoroughly preparing for this event...
29 Oct 2018
FM: Belarus interested in closer cooperation with European structures FM: Belarus interested in closer cooperation with European structures
"Such cooperation should be based on equality, mutual respect and consideration for each other’s interests. It was highlighted that Belarus contributes to addressing common European issues, like illegal migration and other transnational challenges"...
29 Oct 2018
Belarus expects trade with China to reach $3.5bn in 2018 Belarus expects trade with China to reach $3.5bn in 2018
According to the source, China is in Belarus’ top three trade partners after Russia and Ukraine. Belarus-China trade has been close to $3 billion on the average for the last few years...
29 Oct 2018
Belarus president backs non-radical way of development Belarus president backs non-radical way of development
"We just live and build on what we have, making the world a better place. We don’t throw out all the good things we had in our past. I never say that we are moving away from planned economy to market economy"...
29 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Role of youth union in Belarus should be clearly defined Lukashenko: Role of youth union in Belarus should be clearly defined
"We need to be honest and straight when it comes to the scope of power we can vest in the youth, and the way they can be helpful to the state and the way we will support them. At least, in terms of legislation"...
29 Oct 2018
UN resident coordinator unveils cooperation plans with Belarus in SDG achievement UN resident coordinator unveils cooperation plans with Belarus in SDG achievement
She hailed Belarus’ achievements in environmental issues, conservation of wetlands, and efforts to combat climate change. "We are working on the implementation of new projects and programs in the healthcare sector"...
29 Oct 2018
Cooperation to help Belarus, Ukraine advance joint products to EU market Cooperation to help Belarus, Ukraine advance joint products to EU market
"This is an opportunity for us as well. When we jointly develop products with common value added, we can go to this market with the help of our Ukrainian partners. We, for our part, can offer advancement to a huge Eurasian market"...
26 Oct 2018
Ukraine president thanks Belarus for hosting peace talks Ukraine president thanks Belarus for hosting peace talks
“The trilateral contact group works in Minsk. And Belarus does everything it can to organize the work,” said Petro Poroshenko. “This is why I would like to thank Alexander Grigoryevich [Lukashenko], the Belarusian nation, Minsk”...
26 Oct 2018
Belarus president calls for peace in Ukraine through efforts of three Slavonic nations Belarus president calls for peace in Ukraine through efforts of three Slavonic nations
"It is a matter of war and peace. I am talking about it because it has been very politicized recently. Belarus is not thousands of kilometers away from this conflict, from the war where innocents perish. The war is really close"...
26 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus aims for broad-format cooperation with Ukraine across the board Lukashenko: Belarus aims for broad-format cooperation with Ukraine across the board
Alexander Lukashenko pointed out that not only economy unites the two countries and the two nations but also tight humanitarian ties. Bilateral cooperation in sport, science, and education develops vigorously...
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