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29 May 2018
Strengthening of Union State viewed as joint priority of Belarus, Russia Strengthening of Union State viewed as joint priority of Belarus, Russia
“Our relationships are inclusive. We have reaffirmed this during an hour-long conversation with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and detailed negotiations with Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei”...
29 May 2018
Belarus’ work with Shanghai Cooperation Organization guided by practical interests Belarus’ work with Shanghai Cooperation Organization guided by practical interests
Vladimir Makei remarked that Belarus will take an active part in the SCO summit, which is due in Qingdao, China in June...
29 May 2018
Makei: Belarus regrets Ukraine’s decision to withdraw from CIS Makei: Belarus regrets Ukraine’s decision to withdraw from CIS
“Of course, it is the sovereign right of Ukraine. Recently, Ukraine has not attended the meetings of the CIS. We regret this”...
29 May 2018
Belarus, Russia alarmed by NATO’s activity in Baltic states, Poland Belarus, Russia alarmed by NATO’s activity in Baltic states, Poland
"Our stance just like Belarus’ stance — it was once again confirmed during the meeting with President Alexander Lukashenko today — remains unchanged: such actions to unilaterally build up the military infrastructure, deploy forces and assets near our borders are destructive and undermine trust and mutual understanding"...
29 May 2018
Allied relations with Russia described as basic component of Belarus’ foreign policy Allied relations with Russia described as basic component of Belarus’ foreign policy
“In conditions of today’s serious political and economic challenges Belarus and Russia should coordinate their efforts in the international scene. I would like to emphasize that allied relations with Russia represent a constant, a basic component of our foreign policy”...
29 May 2018
Belarus looks forward to even more rapid growth of trade with Russia Belarus looks forward to even more rapid growth of trade with Russia
In 2017, the bilateral trade totaled $32.4 billion, up 23.5% from 2016. The Belarusian export to Russia exceeded $12.8 billion, up by almost 17% as against 2016...
29 May 2018
Lavrov: Russia and Belarus are allies and seek no confrontation Lavrov: Russia and Belarus are allies and seek no confrontation
"We would like to advance equal and mutually respectful relations based on principles of mutual benefits and equal indivisible security when no one ensures its own security at the expense of the security of others"...
29 May 2018
Belarus-Russia dialogue hailed as steadily developing Belarus-Russia dialogue hailed as steadily developing
Today, the parties are expected to sign an intergovernmental agreement on certain issues related to the rules of entry of foreign nationals and stateless persons attending international sport events...
28 May 2018
Ambassador: Belarus-Estonia business events contribute to trade growth Ambassador: Belarus-Estonia business events contribute to trade growth
Belarus also attended the fourth Eastern Partnership business forum Digital Economy: Innovative Platform for Transparent Borderless Business which was held in the Estonian capital in October 2017...
28 May 2018
Proposals on Belarus’ participation in Bologna Process voiced at Paris forum Proposals on Belarus’ participation in Bologna Process voiced at Paris forum
In his speech during the plenary session on problems of implementing the Bologna Process Igor Karpenko expressed the main proposals on Belarus’ participation in the Bologna Process, which are directly tied to the European sustainable development goals...
28 May 2018
Belarus invites China to declare 2019 as Year of Education Belarus invites China to declare 2019 as Year of Education
“Last year we, together with my Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, declared 2018 as Year of Belarus Tourism in China. I suggest we make themed years of cooperation a good tradition and declare 2019 as Year of Education in Belarus and China,” Andrei Kobyakov said...
28 May 2018
Belarus invites Bulgaria to cooperate as part of EU research projects Belarus invites Bulgaria to cooperate as part of EU research projects
Mikhail Myasnikovich said that the Parliament is aware of the projects that the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is planning to implement with the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and intends to support them in every possible way, to create the appropriate conditions...
28 May 2018
Belarus eager to step up trade, economic ties with China Belarus eager to step up trade, economic ties with China
“Belarus-China trade grows larger every year. In 2017 trade with China exceeded $3 billion. Nevertheless, if we consider the scale of the Chinese economy, it is a very small figure. We have huge reserves for bolstering trade and economic ties”...
28 May 2018
China’s vice president: Agreements with Belarus will be fulfilled China’s vice president: Agreements with Belarus will be fulfilled
China’s Vice President Wang Qishan expressed confidence that today’s talks will be fruitful. In his words, the agreements reached with Belarus will be fulfilled...
28 May 2018
Opinion: Belarus plays important role in Eastern Partnership Opinion: Belarus plays important role in Eastern Partnership
“Belarus plays an important role in the Eastern Partnership program. There is a roadmap for cooperation with Belarus for the following two years, and we know how to move forward,” Jaan Reinhold said...
28 May 2018
UK’s MP praises Belarus’ efforts to resolve conflict in Ukraine UK’s MP praises Belarus’ efforts to resolve conflict in Ukraine
“We highly value the role played by Belarus in advancing peaceful settlement of the conflict in Ukraine,” John Whittingdale said. He is member of the OSCE PA and the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union...
28 May 2018
Speaker: Belarus committed to building mutual trust, easing tensions in Europe Speaker: Belarus committed to building mutual trust, easing tensions in Europe
Belarus pays close attention to strengthening security in the region. “We pursue a policy of building mutual trust and reducing tension in Europe,” Mikhail Myasnikovich said...
28 May 2018
Muttonen praises Belarus’ contribution to conflict resolution on global stage Muttonen praises Belarus’ contribution to conflict resolution on global stage
"The forum discussed how to move from confrontation to assistance and what actions countries affected by confrontation should undertake to restore and maintain peace and boost their own development"...
28 May 2018
Matyushevsky: Belarus is satisfied with progress in WTO accession talks Matyushevsky: Belarus is satisfied with progress in WTO accession talks
Speaking about the development of the global digital economy, Vasily Matyushevsky noted that Belarus is set to become a regional digital hub...
27 May 2018
Wang Qishan: Great Stone is crucial for success of Belt and Road Initiative Wang Qishan: Great Stone is crucial for success of Belt and Road Initiative
“It is necessary to scale up investments into the park. There are a lot of parks in China; however the Great Stone park is the only one in the world. It should be successful”...
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