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30 Nov 2018
France seeks cooperation with Belarus in IT France seeks cooperation with Belarus in IT
The diplomat emphasized that everything is in place in Belarus to promote the IT sector, which is also of interest to French partners. In his words, five or six French companies develop IT business in Belarus; this year their number has increased...
29 Nov 2018
Belarus willing to provide any assistance to settle Kerch Strait conflict Belarus willing to provide any assistance to settle Kerch Strait conflict
"The position of Belarus on the Ukrainian crisis settlement is well known, not only to the people in this hall. We genuinely, deeply interested and have consistently advocated the early peaceful resolution of the crisis in Ukraine and around the country"...
29 Nov 2018
Belarus president gives interview to Russia 24 Belarus president gives interview to Russia 24
"Everything is in our heads. We know which way to go and how. The Eurasian union will soon mark five years since founding. There are examples to see and study: various unions, including the European Union. We understand what we should do and should not to avoid ‘a Brexit’"...
29 Nov 2018
Latvia interested in closer cooperation with Belarus in IT, tourism Latvia interested in closer cooperation with Belarus in IT, tourism
The diplomat believes that tourism offers plenty of opportunities for the two countries. A lot has already been done to promote this area of cooperation, including the introduction of the visa waiver. However, there is still room for growth...
29 Nov 2018
Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs comments on Kerch Strait events Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs comments on Kerch Strait events
According to Vladimir Makei, what is going on near the Kerch Strait confirms the relevance and realism of the warnings the Belarus president had expressed more than once. "The warnings about the world sliding towards the abyss of a major conflict"...
29 Nov 2018
Information security crucial for safeguarding interests of individual and state Information security crucial for safeguarding interests of individual and state
Vladimir Archakov noted that in recent decades the information sector has turned into a separate field of public life...
29 Nov 2018
PM: Government working to improve ratings of Belarusian economy PM: Government working to improve ratings of Belarusian economy
"Today, Belarus has been in the focus of attention of many major players of the financial industry, and with every new project their number is growing"...
29 Nov 2018
Information security seen as key element of transition to e-government in Belarus Information security seen as key element of transition to e-government in Belarus
"The information revolution is multi-faceted and has led to the increase in the volume of circulating information in the world, and has transformed the way information is obtained, processed and delivered"...
28 Nov 2018
Belarus’ education system in for digital transformation Belarus’ education system in for digital transformation
According to her, the concept will introduce new specialties and promote university distance education...
28 Nov 2018
Rapota: Belarus-Russia border will remain open for Belarusians, Russians Rapota: Belarus-Russia border will remain open for Belarusians, Russians
“Free cross-border movement will remain in force for Belarusians and Russians,” Grigory Rapota said while commenting on the Belarusian-Russian agreement on mutual recognition of visas which is currently in the pipeline...
27 Nov 2018
Belarus-Egypt trade expected to reach $100m in 2018 Belarus-Egypt trade expected to reach $100m in 2018
According to the source, manufacturing cooperation represents the core of Belarus-Egypt relations now...
27 Nov 2018
EAA head: Athletics is popular among all age groups in Belarus EAA head: Athletics is popular among all age groups in Belarus
The parties discussed the preparations for the Europe-USA athletic match which will be held at Dinamo Stadium in Mink on 9-10 September 2019. It is expected to bring together the best athletes...
27 Nov 2018
PM: Belarus in favor of fair competition in Eurasian Economic Union PM: Belarus in favor of fair competition in Eurasian Economic Union
“I would like to reiterate that Belarus remains committed to the integration and is willing to build a full-fledged economic union based on the principles of fair competition and four freedoms (free movement of goods, services, capital and workforce)”...
27 Nov 2018
Confidence in European Union’s Twinning project’s success in Belarus Confidence in European Union’s Twinning project’s success in Belarus
Financed by the European Union, the Twinning project offers a platform for a dialogue and the development of joint decisions, which are topical for Belarus’ central bank and central banks of European Union member states...
27 Nov 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus against extension of import duties in EAEU Lukashenko: Belarus against extension of import duties in EAEU
"The proposal to re-extend the existing mechanism is absolutely unprofitable for Belarus. We have repeatedly said this"...
26 Nov 2018
Belarus eager to slash state debt by 2025 Belarus eager to slash state debt by 2025
"We’ve decided on a trajectory for reducing the state debt in comparison with the GDP – down to 25% by 2025. It is half of what the economic security threshold is today"...
26 Nov 2018
Plans to borrow $2bn abroad to refinance Belarus’ state debt Plans to borrow $2bn abroad to refinance Belarus’ state debt
"In this period, I mean 2019-2020, we will have to pay off the state debt to the tune of $5.4 billion. Some of the $5.4 billion will be refinanced"...
26 Nov 2018
PM names Belarus’ economic growth areas in 2019  PM names Belarus’ economic growth areas in 2019 
As for the forecast for next year, the premier noted that it is in line with the country’s social and economic development program till 2020...
23 Nov 2018
Belarus’ balanced relations with West, East emphasized Belarus’ balanced relations with West, East emphasized
“I wouldn’t say we’ve decided to start opening up to the West, occupy a neutral position and position ourselves in equilibrium. We’ve maintained this position for many years already, trying to build equivalent, mutually beneficial relations with a majority of our international partners. And naturally avoiding the false choice between the West and the East. In the last few years the West came to recognize this fact and we see more and more understanding”...
23 Nov 2018
Lukashenko urges to build more housing for families with many children Lukashenko urges to build more housing for families with many children
“In fact, we have dealt with the common waiting list, and the number of people waiting for housing improvement is decreasing every year, while the number of families with many children waiting for new apartments is on the rise”...
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