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15 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus is a peaceful country Lukashenko: Belarus is a peaceful country
"I think, however, we will definitely cope with these problems. There are no doubts about it"...
13 Oct 2020
Lukashenko praises hardworking Belarusian agricultural workers Lukashenko praises hardworking Belarusian agricultural workers
The company's director Anatoly Anyukhovsky noted that such workers take care of virtually all the work and have to work seven days a week during the busy season...
9 Oct 2020
Call to involve all creative segments of Belarusian society in work on new Constitution Call to involve all creative segments of Belarusian society in work on new Constitution
According to the head of state, even within the framework of the current Constitution there is a gradual transfer of some powers from the president to the government and governors...
9 Oct 2020
Golovchenko: Belarus-Russia relations develop dynamically Golovchenko: Belarus-Russia relations develop dynamically
Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the relevant statement as he met with Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin on the sidelines of the session of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Yerevan...
9 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Internal stability is only guarantee for Belarus’ survival Lukashenko: Internal stability is only guarantee for Belarus’ survival
"I told you that the pandemic would go away and so would the coronavirus, but where would we be? Remember I told you that Belarus would be put to a test? All this has materialized and is happening now. We should survive. If we want to be called people, if we are a nation, we should stand together and endure it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized...
8 Oct 2020
Lukashenko urges public health vigilance Lukashenko urges public health vigilance
“Staying healthy, taking precautionary measures is not a problem of doctors! Their job is to us help us when we fall ill. Everything else is in our hands. We need to learn to listen to doctors, strictly follow the recommendations. A set of minimum things that anyone can do is to get a flu shot if you think you need it, and follow hygiene rules”...
8 Oct 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus’ experience of combating COVID-19 offers valuable lessons Lukashenko: Belarus’ experience of combating COVID-19 offers valuable lessons
“Indeed, no one will thank you for the path we have gone down, for the methods we used to treat our people, for not isolating them or imposing a lockdown, for encouraging people to be in the fresh air. However, if you go to a pharmacy or a store, be sure to take a mask with you,” the president said...
7 Oct 2020
Belarus’ MFA provides updates on media accreditation under new rules Belarus’ MFA provides updates on media accreditation under new rules
On 5 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched the electronic application forms for temporary or permanent accreditation on its website, Anatoly Glaz recalled...
6 Oct 2020
PM: There should be no underperforming regions in Belarus by 2025 year-end PM: There should be no underperforming regions in Belarus by 2025 year-end
The primary purpose of the program should be the creation of conditions to improve people’s welfare. “The work of the whole state apparatus should be focused on people’s interests,” the prime minister stressed...
6 Oct 2020
Opinion: As a sovereign country, Belarus should defend its vision of development Opinion: As a sovereign country, Belarus should defend its vision of development
"As a sovereign state, Belarus should defend its vision of ways of development, including the development of democratic and legal institutions. This is why we should respond to any attempts of external interference, thwart them and point out our opponent’s faults and mistakes to make them understand that they can dictate anything to anyone"...
2 Oct 2020
UN coordinator in Belarus meets with Internal Affairs Ministry officials UN coordinator in Belarus meets with Internal Affairs Ministry officials
Top officials of the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry and representatives of other government agencies met with UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki in the ministry on 2 October...
2 Oct 2020
Belarus’ MFA: Sanctions alienate EU from Belarus Belarus’ MFA: Sanctions alienate EU from Belarus
"The positive results have been tangible for both sides. That's a fact. So is a fact that the European Union has not been able to enact, over a quarter of a century, the Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation with Belarus, but a few weeks was enough for it to impose sanctions”...
2 Oct 2020
Andreichenko: The country’s fate will be decided by Belarusians themselves Andreichenko: The country’s fate will be decided by Belarusians themselves
“We clearly see the problems that are primarily of concern to citizens. The MPs should focus on the issues related to employment, creation of new jobs, payment of salaries, pensions and social benefits. We should not feel relaxed in the fight against the coronavirus. The most vulnerable categories of the population – people with disabilities, lonely elderly people, and large families - still need support”...
30 Sep 2020
Thoughtful changes, reforms seen as the only way forward for Belarus Thoughtful changes, reforms seen as the only way forward for Belarus
“Only by preserving peace and order, going the evolutionary rather than revolutionary path, by promoting reasonable, thoughtful changes and reforms as part of the national dialogue that we can ensure the effective development of Belarus as an independent, sovereign state,” Vladimir Andreichenko said...
29 Sep 2020
Matviyenko: All economic problems of Russia and Belarus are solvable Matviyenko: All economic problems of Russia and Belarus are solvable
The head of the Federation Council noted that Russia's position on Belarus remains unchanged. "We are in favor of further deepening the economic cooperation between our countries, improving its mechanisms based on the principles of equality, mutual benefit, respect for each other's interests"...
29 Sep 2020
Putin: Russia, Belarus seek to give impetus to regional ties Putin: Russia, Belarus seek to give impetus to regional ties
"W“The authorities of Russia and Belarus are interested in adding an impetus to the development of regional ties which are one of the most important components of the truly brotherly, friendly and allied relations between Russia and Belarus built on the principles of equality and respect for each other's interests”...
29 Sep 2020
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia treasure the memory of the Great Patriotic War Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia treasure the memory of the Great Patriotic War
“We are proud that Belarusians and Russians, together with other USSR peoples, made a decisive contribution to the victory over fascism. This year we have celebrated a sacred event for all of us - the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War,” the Belarusian leader said...
28 Sep 2020
Belarus’ MFA calls for end to bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone Belarus’ MFA calls for end to bloodshed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone
“We not only call on but also sincerely ask Azerbaijan and Armenia, who are important partners for us, to stop fighting, renounce the use of weapons and find ways to peacefully resolve the situation, including within the framework of the OSCE Minsk Group. We reaffirm our readiness to provide necessary assistance to promote the dialogue between the parties in this and other formats acceptable to them”...
28 Sep 2020
Belarusian historians continue to research Great Patriotic War Belarusian historians continue to research Great Patriotic War
“It is important to ensure objective coverage of the Great Victory of the Soviet people and to preserve the memory of the selfless heroic feat of our people. In Belarus, the National Academy of Sciences has spearheaded a lot of scientific research into those historical events. A lot of papers have been published”...
28 Sep 2020
Belarus strongly rejects practice of unilateral coercive measures in international relations Belarus strongly rejects practice of unilateral coercive measures in international relations
Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said as he spoke at the General Debate of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly...
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