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26 Jul 2021
Coach gives kudos to Belarusian archery team Coach gives kudos to Belarusian archery team
Belarusian archers represented the country well in Tokyo by placing fourth in the final Women's Team protocol...
23 Jul 2021
Rising global food prices seen as additional economic opportunity for Belarus Rising global food prices seen as additional economic opportunity for Belarus
Rising global food prices should become an additional opportunity for the Belarusian economy, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government meeting held on 23 July to discuss the harvest campaign in 2021...
23 Jul 2021
Lukashenko extends greetings to Belarus’ Olympic delegation in Tokyo Lukashenko extends greetings to Belarus’ Olympic delegation in Tokyo
The president emphasized that an Olympic medal is not only a personal success of an athlete, but also the object of special pride of a nation, as sports victories have long been a demonstration of the level of development of countries, their achievements and cultural heritage...
21 Jul 2021
Lukashenko views UAE’s mediation in Belarus-EU dialogue as acceptable Lukashenko views UAE’s mediation in Belarus-EU dialogue as acceptable
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during an interview with the Arab-speaking TV channel Sky News Arabia on 19 July...
20 Jul 2021
Lukashenko calls for more effort to defend Belarus’ economic interests Lukashenko calls for more effort to defend Belarus’ economic interests
The head of state noted that Belarus has enough international lawyers, and enterprises together with the embassies should “fight for every tractor, truck or harvester, for every tonne of fertilizers”...
20 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: ‘The world is at war’ Lukashenko: ‘The world is at war’
“We hold meetings to take stock of the performance of our diplomatic service system every 3 or 4 years. You understand that the background of today’s meeting is unusual. The current situation in the world can be described with one succinct word – ‘war’,” the Belarusian head of state pointed out...
19 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus keeps going despite sanctions Lukashenko: Belarus keeps going despite sanctions
Answering the question about the impact of the sanctions on Belarus, the head of state noted that they came as no surprise and the response to them had been elaborated in advance...
19 Jul 2021
FM: New challenges require of Belarus forward-looking multifaceted approach FM: New challenges require of Belarus forward-looking multifaceted approach
The foreign minister noted that the response to the new challenges is not only about adequate measures to the negative steps of the West but also about the need to ensure the progressive sustainable economic development of Belarus...
16 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: Belarusians urge nations to build bridges, not walls Lukashenko: Belarusians urge nations to build bridges, not walls
According to the president, the festival has brought together all Slavic peoples, peoples of the former Soviet Union republics, participants and visitors from more and more countries, which could not but irritate those who do not want the unity of these countries...
16 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: While some are building fences, Belarus has opened its door Lukashenko: While some are building fences, Belarus has opened its door
The president noted that while some states are building fences separating people with barbed wire, Belarus has opened its door to friends...
16 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: Slavianski Bazaar has fitted into cultural calendar of many nations Lukashenko: Slavianski Bazaar has fitted into cultural calendar of many nations
The head of state noted that when new Slavic and Eurasian states emerged on the world map, when a new era began in the history of different nations, people who were confused and cut off from each other desperately needed hope that spiritual and fraternal bonds would be retained. This hope was given by Slavianski Bazaar...
15 Jul 2021
Lebedev: Slavianski Bazaar is another step to promote humanitarian cooperation in CIS Lebedev: Slavianski Bazaar is another step to promote humanitarian cooperation in CIS
Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev sent greetings to the organizers and participants of the 30th edition of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk...
14 Jul 2021
Press secretary refutes allegations, reveals what Lukashenko, Putin really talked about Press secretary refutes allegations, reveals what Lukashenko, Putin really talked about
Press Secretary of the Belarus President Natalya Eismont has made a comment for the interstate television and radio company Mir in order to reveal what Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko and President of Russia Vladimir Putin really talked about as they met in St Petersburg on 13 July. In her words, various things were discussed starting with cooperation in economy and finance and ending with transport and logistics, fight against the pandemic, and several international topics...
13 Jul 2021
Lukashenko about sanctions: We will survive and carry on Lukashenko about sanctions: We will survive and carry on
One of the main issues that we should deal with is the economy, because both Belarus and Russia are faced with sanctions, new or extended ones, the president noted...
12 Jul 2021
FM: Multi-pronged policy is still relevant for Belarus FM: Multi-pronged policy is still relevant for Belarus
At present Belarus trades with more than 170 countries, and the concept of multi-pronged policy does not imply that the country is going to “leave someone for someone else, to abandon someone and start leaning on someone else,” the minister said...
12 Jul 2021
Lukashenko: Kupala Night Festival has always been Belarus’ national asset Lukashenko: Kupala Night Festival has always been Belarus’ national asset
According to him, it is important that this festival in Alexandria is not only about the joy of getting together with family, loved ones and friends. For a moment this festival takes us many centuries back, gives a glimpse at ancient knowledge, the experience of all generations and humankind in general, reminds people that they belong here, the land of mighty tribes of the East Slavs...
9 Jul 2021
Team Belarus promise to do their best at Tokyo Olympic Games Team Belarus promise to do their best at Tokyo Olympic Games
“We, Belarusian Olympians, promise to do our best to achieve great results at the Olympic Games to uphold the honor of our flag and our country in the international arena,” Ivan Tsikhan stressed...
8 Jul 2021
Lukashenko outlines tasks for security and law enforcement agencies Lukashenko outlines tasks for security and law enforcement agencies
"The main task of the police officers is to ensure public order in the country. Priorities remain to further improve the level of training in the performance of tasks in special conditions, respect for the rule of law and fair treatment of citizens," the Belarusian leader noted...
6 Jul 2021
Efforts to negate sanctions named Belarus’ key counter-sanction Efforts to negate sanctions named Belarus’ key counter-sanction
Roman Golovchenko said: “We are now working on ways to prevent Belarusian enterprises and industries from being damaged by the sanctions. Zero effect from the sanctions is our key counter-sanction for now”...
6 Jul 2021
Lukashenko wants sanctions’ impact on Belarusian people mitigated Lukashenko wants sanctions’ impact on Belarusian people mitigated
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We don’t want the Belarusian people to be hurt. It is the key thing for us. It is the government’s job to come up with effective measures to compensate for the losses and preserve jobs.” The president said he wanted a report on how Belarusian enterprises will be protected, how import substitution will be organized...
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