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28 Sep 2021
Lukashenko about authority of Belarusian People’s Congress: The country needs no diarchy Lukashenko about authority of Belarusian People’s Congress: The country needs no diarchy
“We’ve determined that some restraining factor is necessary. Not only for the president. For the society as a whole. This is why we’ve come up with the Belarusian People’s Congress, with this collective body. But neither the chairman nor the presidium should have the authority that will loom over other government agencies and particularly the president"...
28 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Constitution is being made for Belarusian people Lukashenko: Constitution is being made for Belarusian people
“When you work on the draft of the Constitution, think about your children. They will live with it, and we are still not going to die. Therefore, think about your children,” the head of state said...
28 Sep 2021
Referendum on new Constitution of Belarus to take place no later than February 2022 Referendum on new Constitution of Belarus to take place no later than February 2022
“It is very important to ensure that all the work on the constitutional construction serves as a basis for consolidation of the Belarusian society and lays a solid legal foundation for the country's development in the future. I am sure it will be so, because the people will make the final decision"...
27 Sep 2021
Makei in UN: Belarus has been a target of the West’s belligerent pressure for more than a year Makei in UN: Belarus has been a target of the West’s belligerent pressure for more than a year
According to the minister, he is surprised by the lengths authors go to in order to invent pretty but hypocritical words to justify their destructive actions such as “measures to support democracy”, “sectoral restrictions”, “facilitation of the nation’s wellbeing”, and “facilitation of the sovereignty of the state”...
27 Sep 2021
Situation with migrants on Belarus-EU border described as humanitarian catastrophe Situation with migrants on Belarus-EU border described as humanitarian catastrophe
"There is a humanitarian catastrophe on the border. Neighbors imposed the state of emergency and do not let people enter their country. They do not want anybody to know how people are dying there,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
27 Sep 2021
FM: Belarus should be friends with any partner who offers a welcoming hand FM: Belarus should be friends with any partner who offers a welcoming hand
"This is our position, and we are willing to be friends with everyone. I am convinced that in a few years, as the examples of other states with which we cooperate show, these partners can be very promising,” Vladimir Makei stressed...
24 Sep 2021
PM: Brest Fortress will stay significant for all Belarusian generations PM: Brest Fortress will stay significant for all Belarusian generations
"This memorial has had and will undoubtedly have significance for many generations of Belarusians. It is difficult to find a place in our country equal to it in importance, concentration of heroism and courage, love for the Motherland"...
22 Sep 2021
New Belarus-IAEA cooperation program in development New Belarus-IAEA cooperation program in development
Belarus systemically cooperates with leading international organizations in the area of nuclear and radiation safety. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is traditionally one of the main partners...
22 Sep 2021
PM: Belarus, Moldova make great progress in cooperation at all levels PM: Belarus, Moldova make great progress in cooperation at all levels
Among the positive results of bilateral cooperation, the prime minister mentioned the launch of direct air flights between Minsk and Chisinau, the transfer of cargo transportation between the countries on a permit-free basis, and numerous cultural events...
20 Sep 2021
Belarus declares fourth pandemic wave Belarus declares fourth pandemic wave
The minister said that vaccination would help deal with this wave of COVID-19 in the first place...
20 Sep 2021
Lukashenko talks about amendments to Constitution, referendum Lukashenko talks about amendments to Constitution, referendum
The referendum on amendments to the Constitution will be organized as promised. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement as he appointed a number of officials of municipal authorities on 20 September...
20 Sep 2021
Ambassador: I hope Moldova will maintain good relations with Belarus Ambassador: I hope Moldova will maintain good relations with Belarus
The diplomat expressed hope for a sound policy in the further development of relations between the two states and also confidence that cooperation would continue in a positive way...
17 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Grassroots democracy at the heart of people’s unity of Belarusians Lukashenko: Grassroots democracy at the heart of people’s unity of Belarusians
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Our country’s most ancient tradition of grassroots democracy lies at the heart of the people’s unity. We choose our historical and political status together at referendums and Belarusian people’s congresses. We vote by heart, on our own, and nobody dictates their will to us”...
17 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to help rebuild Afghanistan Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to help rebuild Afghanistan
“We all respect the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity of this state. We adhere to the principles of international law on non-interference in domestic affairs. This thesis was highlighted in all the speeches at this summit. We all want Afghanistan to return to normalcy and not cause problems for its neighbors"...
16 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: CSTO is security guarantor in Eurasia Lukashenko: CSTO is security guarantor in Eurasia
“We need, at least, to take stock of what has been done and what needs to be done. Perhaps, we will need to outline new long-term development tasks for the CSTO that acts as a guarantor and donor of security in Eurasia,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
15 Sep 2021
Senator: Belarus’ sovereignty and its national interests are our unshakeable priority Senator: Belarus’ sovereignty and its national interests are our unshakeable priority
"It is our sacred duty to preserve sovereignty, calm and creative life in our land. If we want to live in peace and prosperity, then we should do our utmost for the sake of development and prosperity of native Belarus"...
15 Sep 2021
FM: Western partners create artificial problems for Belarus FM: Western partners create artificial problems for Belarus
Ahead of the session of the CSTO Collective Security Council in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan played host to a joint session of the Foreign Ministers Council, Defense Ministers Council and the Committee of the Security Council Secretaries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO)...
14 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Belarusians passed the test for national unity with dignity Lukashenko: Belarusians passed the test for national unity with dignity
Belarus overcame these difficulties largely thanks to such professionals who boldly and openly defend the interests of Belarus, those whose reputation and devotion to the country have drawn hundreds and thousands of like-minded people, the president is convinced...
13 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus will not talk to the West as long as there are sanctions Lukashenko: Belarus will not talk to the West as long as there are sanctions
The president stressed that the Western sanctions proved to be ineffective, so Belarus is not worried about new possible restrictions...
13 Sep 2021
Lukashenko: We are ready to do everything for peace and security in the region Lukashenko: We are ready to do everything for peace and security in the region
Citizens of the CSTO member states are ready to do their utmost to preserve regional security and peace in their homeland, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he took part in a ceremony to award the participants of the joint strategic exercise of the Belarusian and Russian Armed Forces Zapad 2021 on 12 September...
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