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21 Dec 2020
Speaker: Attempts to destabilize situation in Belarus are directed against Union State Speaker: Attempts to destabilize situation in Belarus are directed against Union State
Vladimir Andreichenko stated with regret that the ‘virus’ of permissiveness on the part of some states, the desire to solve global issues by force, double standards and violation of the principles of international law is no less destructive in its scale and consequences...
21 Dec 2020
Ambassador: Sincerity and camaraderie at the heart of Belarus-Russia relations Ambassador: Sincerity and camaraderie at the heart of Belarus-Russia relations
According to him, the high level of cooperation between the two countries should be an example for all the EAEU states, the CIS countries and even for opponents. "If they are united, it means they they cannot be defeated,” the Russian ambassador said...
18 Dec 2020
Belarus comes up with measures in response to European Union’s latest sanctions Belarus comes up with measures in response to European Union’s latest sanctions
The official said: “We’ve sketched out prospects in this context more than once, rather thoroughly and at different levels. So, they should be understandable for our European partners. A totally stupid and short-sighted decision, which is flawed in every aspect and will only lead to negative consequences, including for the high goals and ideals the European Union allegedly stands for”...
18 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Stronger CIS through unity and shared responsibility Lukashenko: Stronger CIS through unity and shared responsibility
“I am confident that during Belarus’ Presidency in the CIS, with your support, we will be able to go ahead with the outlined plans and make considerable progress in the comprehensive development of the CIS member states,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. “We can become stronger only thanks to shared responsibility and unity”...
18 Dec 2020
Meshaal Al Attiyah: Belarus and Qatar enjoy stable relations Meshaal Al Attiyah: Belarus and Qatar enjoy stable relations
"Belarus-Qatar relations have been developing steadily. I would like to emphasize friendly relations between the high-ranking officials of our countries. It is confirmed by numerous top-level visits"...
17 Dec 2020
Belarusian nuclear power plant ready to welcome European experts at any time Belarusian nuclear power plant ready to welcome European experts at any time
The Energy Ministry stressed that Belarus has cooperated and intends to further cooperate with the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG). “Constructive working relations have been established between representatives of this respected organization and Belarusian specialists. A gradual dialogue proceeds within the framework of a peer review of the national action plan on results of the stress tests of the Belarusian nuclear power plant, which Belarus voluntarily organized in accordance with the European Union’s procedure”...
16 Dec 2020
Proper preparations for ENSREG experts’ visit to Belarusian nuclear power plant emphasized Proper preparations for ENSREG experts’ visit to Belarusian nuclear power plant emphasized
The Energy Ministry stressed that although the visit has been canceled, the Belarusian side is intent on further interaction with ENSREG experts and counts on constructive cooperation...
16 Dec 2020
Opinion: Belarusians should preserve their country and historical memory Opinion: Belarusians should preserve their country and historical memory
"However, one should understand that both the upgrade of the Constitution and the holding of the Belarusian People's Congress are only a stage, the beginning of the forward movement. We have a lot of painstaking and often exhausting work ahead both to improve ourselves and to build a new Belarusian development model,” Nikolai Shchekin said...
15 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Doctors will be provided with everything necessary to do their job Lukashenko: Doctors will be provided with everything necessary to do their job
“If we have an extra penny we will spend it on healthcare. Nothing is more precious than life. Your task is to treat people, we will provide the rest, no matter how difficult it might be,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
15 Dec 2020
Lukashenko reveals approximate cost of developing Belarus’ coronavirus vaccine Lukashenko reveals approximate cost of developing Belarus’ coronavirus vaccine
The head of state noted that Belarus’ immunization plan encompasses three components: purchasing a ready-made vaccine soon to vaccinate high-risk groups, producing a Russian vaccine in the country, and developing Belarus’ own vaccine...
15 Dec 2020
Belarus-Russia cooperation in education hailed as vibrant Belarus-Russia cooperation in education hailed as vibrant
"Every agreement with Russian regions, which the Belarusian government signs, contains an educational component. We have a number of intergovernmental and interdepartmental agreements and programs that help us develop cooperation"...
15 Dec 2020
Kochanova: People’s health and wellbeing among Belarus’ top priorities Kochanova: People’s health and wellbeing among Belarus’ top priorities
"I would like to say that today the outpatient and polyclinic services work very effectively. Modern services and good conditions for patients and doctors are very important, because people, their wellbeing and health have always been and remain a priority of the state policy,” the speaker emphasized...
14 Dec 2020
Opinion: Promoting integration is important for Belarus, Russia Opinion: Promoting integration is important for Belarus, Russia
The two countries are also actively cooperating in countering COVID-19. "At the Union State level, this topic was discussed by the presidents. The vaccine has been provided for trials in Belarus. We hope to continue our cooperation in this area. We are waiting for the Russian vaccine to begin vaccination in the country”...
14 Dec 2020
Belarus might produce its own COVID-19 vaccine Belarus might produce its own COVID-19 vaccine
“If we learn to produce a vaccine on our own and gain experience, we will have good specialists, scientists, good doctors, and thus the healthcare system will improve this way. In general, biotechnology has great prospects”...
14 Dec 2020
NOC vice president speaks about Belarus’ preparations for Olympics in Tokyo, Beijing NOC vice president speaks about Belarus’ preparations for Olympics in Tokyo, Beijing
According to him, Belarusian athletes have focused on training at the domestic bases - in Staiki, Raubichi, Zaslavl, and Brest. “The main preparations have been held in our country. Some athletes are training in Turkey,” the NOC vice president said...
11 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: The pandemic has convinced even hardcore sceptics that we can be stronger only together Lukashenko: The pandemic has convinced even hardcore sceptics that we can be stronger only together
"At the same time the coronavirus has demonstrated the true price of failing to fulfill previously reached agreements"...
10 Dec 2020
Belarus calls for CIS cooperation against modern challenges, threats Belarus calls for CIS cooperation against modern challenges, threats
Vladimir Makei stressed importance of tight cooperation in the Commonwealth of Independent States in the face of attempts of external forces to destabilize the situation in a number of CIS member states, including Belarus. “I believe that the all-round fortification of our countries, the readiness to stand against modern challenges and threats serve common interests,” Vladimir Makei noted...
10 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is living through difficult period due to change of generations Lukashenko: Belarus is living through difficult period due to change of generations
"It is a tough period of generational change. It is always difficult, for example, in science and sports. I wish that the current generation will bring up a generation of patriots. Thus, when retiring we will be firmly convinced that the sovereignty and independence of our state are unshakable"...
7 Dec 2020
Lukashenko: 2020 is the most challenging year in decades Lukashenko: 2020 is the most challenging year in decades
“During this meeting we will not only sum up the preliminary results of the year but will also consider the forecast for the year. We will not be discussing the five-year plans today. This is the starting year in the five-year period and we will carefully consider it. As for the five-year period, perhaps, we will make some adjustments at the end of the year"...
4 Dec 2020
Lukashenko on coronavirus response: People’s lives are the priority Lukashenko on coronavirus response: People’s lives are the priority
According to the head of state, he is monitoring the coronavirus response campaign. And today he does not have any complaints against the healthcare minister, governors and members of the coronavirus response team...
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