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2 Sep 2019
Max Siegel: The Match Europe v USA in Minsk will be star-studded Max Siegel: The Match Europe v USA in Minsk will be star-studded
According to Max Siegel, Team USA will include many Olympic and world champions, as well as talented rising stars. Among them are Olympic champions Michelle Carter and Brianna McNeal, and many-time world titleholders Allyson Felix and Brittney Reese...
2 Sep 2019
Lukashenko urges children to make most of school years Lukashenko urges children to make most of school years
“If you want to be on top of competition in your life, you need to break a sweat and finish school with good grades and good knowledge, no matter how hard it is sometimes to study and motivate yourself”...
29 Aug 2019
FM: U.S. delegation saw Belarus’ determination to help settle Ukraine conflict FM: U.S. delegation saw Belarus’ determination to help settle Ukraine conflict
"At today’s talks with John Bolton, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko voiced a well-known stance on the situation in Ukraine and our proposals to resolve the conflict. The Belarusian side believes that the parties involved should be sincerely interested in the crisis resolution"...
29 Aug 2019
Makei about negotiations with Bolton: We’ve agreed to continue the dialogue Makei about negotiations with Bolton: We’ve agreed to continue the dialogue
Vladimir Makei noted there is no need to look for any conspiracy theories behind the visit of John Bolton to Belarus...
29 Aug 2019
Bolton describes meeting with Belarus president as very important Bolton describes meeting with Belarus president as very important
"We had a very lengthy discussion with the Belarus president (about 2 hours and 15 minutes). The discussion touched upon politics, economy, matters of security in the region and the entire world"...
29 Aug 2019
Bolton: We can find common ground with Belarus Bolton: We can find common ground with Belarus
"I think we have an excellent opportunity to discuss several very important matters - regional security and bilateral cooperation. A number of issues are of particular interest to the United States: human rights and non-proliferation of arms"...
28 Aug 2019
Turkey, Belarus to keep fulfilling highest-level agreements Turkey, Belarus to keep fulfilling highest-level agreements
“Belarus is a friendly nation for us. Today we are focusing on the areas that can strengthen bilateral ties,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said...
28 Aug 2019
Belarus, Turkey urged to sketch out steps to realize cooperation potential Belarus, Turkey urged to sketch out steps to realize cooperation potential
The recent visit of the Belarusian head of state to Ankara represents a good example of cooperation at the top level. Meetings of the Belarusian and Turkish heads of state have become regular over the last few years, Vladimir Makei noted...
28 Aug 2019
Kazakhstan ambassador hails Belarus’ social and economic model Kazakhstan ambassador hails Belarus’ social and economic model
Belarus’ annual exports to Kazakhstan reach some $750-800 million. "This is all thanks to the model your have been sticking to for the past 25 years. In this respect you are a well-known politician. So is the Belarusian social and economic model"...
28 Aug 2019
Lukashenko to visit Kazakhstan soon Lukashenko to visit Kazakhstan soon
"I believe that soon I will have an opportunity to visit Kazakhstan and we will discuss the whole range of our relations. We, together with Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, agreed to revise our relations and work out a plan of action for the future (or, as it is often said today, a roadmap of our relations for the coming years)"...
27 Aug 2019
Opinion: Match Europe v USA will be a big event in the world sport arena Opinion: Match Europe v USA will be a big event in the world sport arena
"The Match Europe v USA in Minsk is a big present for Belarusian athletes. Here the history of the match will be written. Many people remember the historical match between the USSR and the United States"...
27 Aug 2019
Facsimile of Brest Bible of 1563 named Belarus most unusual edition Facsimile of Brest Bible of 1563 named Belarus most unusual edition
"I am convinced that the facsimile will go down in history of today’s Belarusian book printing in the same way as the first edition of the Brest Bible did in 1563. This book is unique in itself"...
27 Aug 2019
Belarus, Turkey to take stock of progress in bilateral relations Belarus, Turkey to take stock of progress in bilateral relations
She emphasized that these matters will be high on the agenda of the talks in Minsk during the official visit of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to Belarus on 27-28 August...
27 Aug 2019
Lukashenko interested in economic impact of hosting 2nd European Games Lukashenko interested in economic impact of hosting 2nd European Games
“I am interested in the financial side of the event. What have we got as the host of the games? I would like to emphasize that such sport events are an honor for any country. That is why countries compete to host them and not everyone is granted such an opportunity,” Aleksandr Lukashenko added...
26 Aug 2019
Belarus aims to strengthen inter-parliamentary cooperation with Northern Europe Belarus aims to strengthen inter-parliamentary cooperation with Northern Europe
“Our goal is further strengthening of inter-parliamentary cooperation with the countries of Northern Europe and subregional organizations,” Valery Voronetsky said...
26 Aug 2019
Lukashenko emphasizes teacher’s role in Belarusian society Lukashenko emphasizes teacher’s role in Belarusian society
“The nation counts on teachers and so do I. We are nothing without them, because people have no one else to rely on in the modern times, especially in villages and small towns,” Aleksandr Lukashenko added...
26 Aug 2019
Lukashenko says Belarus’ university admission system in for possible reform Lukashenko says Belarus’ university admission system in for possible reform
"I read, see and hear and I am also informed that not everything goes well with the enrolment to our universities. People criticize the centralized testing, a new test scoring system you have developed recently. The main thing is knowledge, not the score"...
23 Aug 2019
Belarus shows interest in full cooperation with Georgia Belarus shows interest in full cooperation with Georgia
In his words, there are all the prerequisites for increasing bilateral trade. "A number of enterprises with Georgian capital work in Belarus, while our representations are present in your country. We are interested in increasing the supply of Georgian goods to Belarus"...
23 Aug 2019
Belarus’ economy is balanced Belarus’ economy is balanced
“Today the situation in the economy is balanced. The majority of qualitative indicators are fulfilled. The situation is stable on the monetary, financial and currency markets. The inflation rate is within the projected range”...
23 Aug 2019
Belarus ready for more projects with Georgia to meet trade growth target Belarus ready for more projects with Georgia to meet trade growth target
According to the minister, Belarus and Georgia do not abandon the goal to reach $200 million in mutual trade, although the trade in goods has slightly fallen this year...
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