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22 Feb 2022
Senator opines on main idea behind Belarus’ new Constitution draft Senator opines on main idea behind Belarus’ new Constitution draft
“The main idea behind ​​our Constitution is that Belarus is a country where everything is done for the sake of people, stability and prosperity of the country. It is the duty of every Belarusian to take part in the referendum on amendments and additions to the Constitution"...
21 Feb 2022
Lukashenko talks about psychosis of starting war in Europe Lukashenko talks about psychosis of starting war in Europe
It is necessary to do everything to preserve Belarus...
18 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia do not want war Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia do not want war
"I think everyone in the world understands that. We will act appropriately, defending the safety of our peoples and our states"...
18 Feb 2022
Putin describes 2021 as ‘very productive year’ for Belarus and Russia Putin describes 2021 as ‘very productive year’ for Belarus and Russia
"First of all, we made serious progress in the development of the Union State. We worked closely and prepared 28 good programs. In fact, work has been in progress across many of these areas for a long time"...
18 Feb 2022
NATO build-up seen as threat to Belarus’ national security NATO build-up seen as threat to Belarus’ national security
Taking into account the new realities, the head of state set a task to determine the country’s current and long-term foreign policy priorities at the 6th Belarusian People's Congress...
16 Feb 2022
FM: Belarus has reconsidered foreign policy, foreign economic priorities FM: Belarus has reconsidered foreign policy, foreign economic priorities
According to him, the downgrade of ties with a number of countries and regions was offset by more intensive cooperation with those countries and associations that are ready to cooperate on the basis of mutual respect and equality...
16 Feb 2022
FM: Belarus has always favored dialogue, peaceful solutions, opposed escalation of tensions FM: Belarus has always favored dialogue, peaceful solutions, opposed escalation of tensions
According to Vladimir Makei, Belarus has always pursued a peace-loving policy and has repeatedly stated that there will never be a threat to other countries from its territory...
15 Feb 2022
Anfimov: Belarus is ready for referendum Anfimov: Belarus is ready for referendum
“The situation in Belarus is calm. Everything is ready to hold the referendum in a calm atmosphere, in accordance with international norms and the domestic legislation of the country,” the head of the office of the CIS observation mission said...
15 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Fair rules in land relations are crucial for stability in society Lukashenko: Fair rules in land relations are crucial for stability in society
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the government session to discuss improvements to the country’s land legislation on 15 February...
14 Feb 2022
MFA: Belarus remains committed to dialogue, good-neighborly cooperation with EU MFA: Belarus remains committed to dialogue, good-neighborly cooperation with EU
"Despite the ongoing pressure from the EU, Belarus remains committed to dialogue and mutually beneficial, constructive and good-neighborly cooperation with all European partners," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed...
14 Feb 2022
Lukashenko reveals reasons for Belarus-Russia drills near border with Ukraine Lukashenko reveals reasons for Belarus-Russia drills near border with Ukraine
"The decision to hold an exercise in the south of our country was taken before this hysteria [around the joint military drills]"...
10 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: I am sure there will be no shooting war Lukashenko: I am sure there will be no shooting war
At the same time, he is convinced that people should be kept updated on current developments...
10 Feb 2022
New appointments announced in Belarusian MFA New appointments announced in Belarusian MFA
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs owes a big one to the country, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said when announcing new appointments in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and new ambassadors...
9 Feb 2022
Russian envoy: Closer integration enables Russia, Belarus to fight back Western sanctions Russian envoy: Closer integration enables Russia, Belarus to fight back Western sanctions
The ambassador pointed out that Russia has provided Belarus with significant discounts on gas, thanks to which Belarusian producers can reduce production costs, and thus make their products more competitive...
8 Feb 2022
Lukashenko dismisses media reports on Belarus sending troops to Syria as fake news Lukashenko dismisses media reports on Belarus sending troops to Syria as fake news
"Yesterday they reported that the Russian government allegedly decided to send our military to Syria. It was news to me"...
4 Feb 2022
Lukashenko describes creation of sovereign Belarus as joint effort Lukashenko describes creation of sovereign Belarus as joint effort
“I created this sovereign independent state for the first time in the history of Belarus together with my colleagues, who worked with me in different times. I believe so. It is the key thing that my generation has done, not me alone,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
4 Feb 2022
NOC president sends greetings to Belarusian Olympians NOC president sends greetings to Belarusian Olympians
“The Olympic Games are not like any other competitions. The Olympic movement should remain a powerful force uniting the whole world. The achievements of Belarusian athletes have put Belarus on the world sports map. I am sure that despite tough competition, our athletes will perform at the best of their abilities in Beijing”...
3 Feb 2022
Lukashenko talks about main goal of Belarusian-Russian army exercise in Belarus’ south Lukashenko talks about main goal of Belarusian-Russian army exercise in Belarus’ south
"Your aid is important in this regard. Your military specialists will help us define the most sensitive points in this direction in order to create this defense on our southern borders without extra costs"...
3 Feb 2022
Lukashenko: Belarusians paid a heavy price for peace and freedom Lukashenko: Belarusians paid a heavy price for peace and freedom
At the same time, he noted that in order to better understand today’s Belarus, one needs to know how the Belarusian people won their freedom and the right to live in their own state...
1 Feb 2022
Harsh measures promised in response to Lithuania’s decision to stop transit of Belarusian potash Harsh measures promised in response to Lithuania’s decision to stop transit of Belarusian potash
"We’d been preparing for the situation for a long time, rerouting our deliveries. Due to the longer logistics leg to the Russian Federation our producers have lost a bit of the profit margin but rising global prices will compensate for it"...
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