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31 Mar 2020
Lukashenko: No grounds to reschedule presidential election yet Lukashenko: No grounds to reschedule presidential election yet
The president added that he needs to consult with the Central Election Commission and determine the campaign period...
31 Mar 2020
WHO views Belarus’ sanitary epidemiological service as efficient against coronavirus WHO views Belarus’ sanitary epidemiological service as efficient against coronavirus
"I want to pay tribute to my colleagues in Belarus, as there is a very high level of vaccination against influenza there. Thanks to this there is no blurred picture there, no infectious cocktail when it is difficult for medics to identify the COVID-19 infection"...
30 Mar 2020
IT investor from USA: Belarus is an amazing place IT investor from USA: Belarus is an amazing place
In Belarus, IT is kind of a new industry. Most of the companies here are more services companies where they're doing outsourced services. That's kind of a natural evolution to get a tech or IT economy to grow...
30 Mar 2020
No coronavirus cases in Belarusian army No coronavirus cases in Belarusian army
"They are healthy and capable of carrying out their missions. However, we don’t drop our guard. Our sanitary and epidemiological services, medics are in heightened readiness state"...
30 Mar 2020
Opinion: Belarusian business is against coronavirus lockdown Opinion: Belarusian business is against coronavirus lockdown
The coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of countries, including Belarus, to the choice between national isolation and global solidarity...
30 Mar 2020
Lukashenko: Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees Lukashenko: Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees
This way the head of state responded to the assumption that no viruses affect his schedule...
30 Mar 2020
WHO representative: Belarus is coping well with coronavirus WHO representative: Belarus is coping well with coronavirus
"You have no deaths, some people have recovered and this is a good sign. It is important that you have enough qualified and well-trained doctors"...
27 Mar 2020
Italian ambassador grateful to Belarus for solidarity with Italy Italian ambassador grateful to Belarus for solidarity with Italy
As BelTA reported earlier, Belarus has joined international solidarity initiatives lighting up the National Library with the colors of the Italian flag on 26 March. A message of solidarity with Italy was also displayed on the building...
27 Mar 2020
Lukashenko: I don’t want Minsk to become like Moscow Lukashenko: I don’t want Minsk to become like Moscow
"Housing in Minsk is no longer a problem for us. Honestly speaking, we don’t want that many houses in Minsk because we will repeat the sad experience of Moscow otherwise"...
27 Mar 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is making no show of coronavirus fight Lukashenko: Belarus is making no show of coronavirus fight
The head of state underlined that each agency in the country, from healthcare service to law enforcement – is doing their work. They are tracking down suspected cases and are trying to get ahead of the epidemic...
27 Mar 2020
Call to revisit standardization issue in Belarus’ construction sector Call to revisit standardization issue in Belarus’ construction sector
"We use beams, reinforced concrete instead of light structures. Too much money was wasted"...
26 Mar 2020
Measures to keep Belarusian economy stable despite coronavirus virtually ready Measures to keep Belarusian economy stable despite coronavirus virtually ready
"Although the spread of the new coronavirus is under control in Belarus, the country has not managed to stay away from the economic storm"...
26 Mar 2020
Belarus to use all means to bring citizens home Belarus to use all means to bring citizens home
"We will do it within the framework of all the available possibilities. We will explore all the paths although fewer and fewer of them are available every day"...
25 Mar 2020
Healthcare minister: Targeted approach helps curb coronavirus in Belarus Healthcare minister: Targeted approach helps curb coronavirus in Belarus
Each country chooses containment measures depending on the resources it has...
25 Mar 2020
Chinese ambassador: China shows firm, unwavering support for Belarus Chinese ambassador: China shows firm, unwavering support for Belarus
"The Chinese government has decided to supply reagents for coronavirus tests, medical protective gear, infrared thermometers, safety glasses, disposable medical gloves, shoe covers, and other medical products to Belarus"...
25 Mar 2020
Belarus to continue honoring state debt commitments in full Belarus to continue honoring state debt commitments in full
"We are not amending the policy of the Finance Ministry and Belarus as a whole with regard to the commitments the country has undertaken and continue acting in strict compliance with these commitments"...
25 Mar 2020
Former healthcare minister views Belarus’ measures against COVID-19 as adequate Former healthcare minister views Belarus’ measures against COVID-19 as adequate
"I am deeply convinced that Italy or other European countries have the most modern medical equipment and technology. In this case, however, it is the systemic actions that determine whether there is a system capable of withstanding the pandemic"...
24 Mar 2020
Balanced measures to support business in Belarus in coronavirus situation praised Balanced measures to support business in Belarus in coronavirus situation praised
The Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus is tracking the situation, gaining more knowledge about it through meetings with labor collectives and individual citizens...
24 Mar 2020
China appreciates good attitude to Chinese citizens in Belarus China appreciates good attitude to Chinese citizens in Belarus
"This also confirms that China and Belarus have built a truly all-weather friendship"...
24 Mar 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is looking forward to Xi Jinping’s visit Lukashenko: Belarus is looking forward to Xi Jinping’s visit
According to the president, the parties are working out the possibilities to arrange a visit at the highest level...
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