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3 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians do not want scandals, conflicts or war Lukashenko: Belarusians do not want scandals, conflicts or war
"We do not want scandals, conflicts or war. We are peaceful people. We want peace around us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed, adding that there are also those who do not like this position of Belarus...
2 Mar 2022
Belarus’ diplomat: Wars can be stopped only at negotiating table Belarus’ diplomat: Wars can be stopped only at negotiating table
Belarus calls on all those who have adopted a wait-and-see approach to do everything possible to prevent an even greater bloodshed and to stop hostilities...
1 Mar 2022
Lukashenko explains when Russia was supposed to withdraw troops from Belarus’ south Lukashenko explains when Russia was supposed to withdraw troops from Belarus’ south
"In the current situation I asked the president of Russia to leave only part of the troops in order to cover only the Gomel direction. Because the middle of our border with Ukraine is impassable forests and swamps, rivers. We have something to cover the Brest direction with. A good brigade is deployed over there and more than that"...
1 Mar 2022
Belarus’ NOC categorically rejects decisions of IOC Executive Board Belarus’ NOC categorically rejects decisions of IOC Executive Board
"The principle 'sport and politics do not mix' has long been applied by the International Olympic Committee very selectively. By supporting the political decisions of individual countries, the IOC deprives many athletes of once-in-a-lifetime chance to prove themselves"...
1 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus will not take part in special operation in Ukraine Lukashenko: Belarus will not take part in special operation in Ukraine
“Moreover, the Russian leadership has never raised this issue with us, I mean our participation in the armed conflict. We are not going to participate in this special operation in Ukraine. There is no such need"...
1 Mar 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians are ready to talk to anyone at any time for the sake of peace in the region Lukashenko: Belarusians are ready to talk to anyone at any time for the sake of peace in the region
The head of state stressed that Belarus is doing everything the country can do to help the conflicting sides find contact points in their views and stop bloodshed...
28 Feb 2022
Belarus thanked for organizing Russia-Ukraine peace negotiation process Belarus thanked for organizing Russia-Ukraine peace negotiation process
"And when we were saying goodbyes to the Ukrainian delegation and the Russian one, they expressed huge gratitude to the Belarusian side for organizing this process. And I hope the fact that a meeting at the Belarusian-Polish border will take place in a couple of days also speaks for itself,” the Belarusian minister of foreign affairs noted...
27 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: ‘All four referendums were important for Belarus’ Lukashenko: ‘All four referendums were important for Belarus’
"We must understand that the Basic Law, if it is adopted, will cut back the president’s powers. At the very least, the president will have to look around, because some of his powers will be transferred to the Belarusian People’s Congress and the Parliament, the government. What's wrong with that?" the president added...
27 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: What Russia proposes to negotiate is already a reality Lukashenko: What Russia proposes to negotiate is already a reality
“What Russia proposes to negotiate is already a reality. The war needs to be stopped. They will have to agree to this and rebuild Ukraine,” the head of state said...
26 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus has everything for the athletes to win Olympic medals Lukashenko: Belarus has everything for the athletes to win Olympic medals
"In other words, we have everything. And there are also sensible athletes, who can work with little kids, and there are gray-haired coaches. But there is no accountability for spending the money the state allocates"...
26 Feb 2022
Lukashenko reaffirms Belarus’ readiness to facilitate peace in Ukraine Lukashenko reaffirms Belarus’ readiness to facilitate peace in Ukraine
The president stressed that it is necessary to stop this conflict while it is still possible...
25 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: I do not regret investing heavily in transplantology Lukashenko: I do not regret investing heavily in transplantology
"Top-notch technology, be it spacecraft, the nuclear power plant and the technology that you use in medicine are a leap into the future. We are going to rely on it"...
25 Feb 2022
Lukashenko praises Belarus’ handling of COVID-19 pandemic Lukashenko praises Belarus’ handling of COVID-19 pandemic
Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that no healthcare system on its own can successfully fight with the pandemic and numerous coronavirus variants...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko calls on Belarusians to take part in referendum Lukashenko calls on Belarusians to take part in referendum
"This is the first step towards change. We will write it all down and then slowly, over the course of a year or two, we will do it. It will be a completely different, as journalists say, political setting, the political map of Belarus. It will provide for some constraints for the incumbent president and the future president"...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus is not going to get involved into war Lukashenko: Belarus is not going to get involved into war
"I want to emphasize once again: our people should be sure that we will not make any erroneous steps. We will not"...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus is facing no threats Lukashenko: Belarus is facing no threats
"The task of the military is to make sure every Belarusian feels safe. And we will do it. We have already started to do this"...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko reveals details of his talk with Putin about Ukraine Lukashenko reveals details of his talk with Putin about Ukraine
“He provided me with all the details of the situation and, most importantly, the ongoing developments. According to him, the purpose of the operation is clear: to stop the genocide of the people in Donetsk Oblast and Luhansk Oblast,” Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusian army is not involved in Russia’s special operation in Donbass Lukashenko: Belarusian army is not involved in Russia’s special operation in Donbass
"We will not make excuses about our involvement or noninvolvement in this conflict. I repeat: our troops are not there. But if such need arises, if Belarus and Russia need this, they will be there"...
24 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Situation on Belarus’ western, southern border changed dramatically Lukashenko: Situation on Belarus’ western, southern border changed dramatically
“It is no secret that last night, yesterday evening, the situation along the western and southern border of Belarus changed dramatically. I am grateful to all of you: I know that none of you slept that night, we had to get ready, to think how we should act and what to say to our people"...
23 Feb 2022
Belarusian army’s ability to protect country praised Belarusian army’s ability to protect country praised
Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the statement as he opened a shooting competition, which gathered top officers of security, defense, and law enforcement agencies of Belarus on occasion of Fatherland Defenders Day...
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