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29 Oct 2018
Expanding relations with European Parliament, EU viewed among Belarus’ priorities Expanding relations with European Parliament, EU viewed among Belarus’ priorities
“Expanding and deepening relations with the European Parliament and the European Union is our priority. We have many common goals and interests, particularly in strengthening security, promoting economic growth, protection of the rights and interests of our citizens”...
29 Oct 2018
No plans to revise Belarus’ economic growth forecast 2018 No plans to revise Belarus’ economic growth forecast 2018
As it was reported earlier, Belarus' GDP expanded by 3.7% in January-September 2018 as against the same period a year prior...
29 Oct 2018
CIIE 2018 seen as unique opportunity to expand contacts between Belarus and China CIIE 2018 seen as unique opportunity to expand contacts between Belarus and China
The minister said that China is one of the world’s fastest growing markets, which is open to high-quality foreign products. This is why Minsk is thoroughly preparing for this event...
29 Oct 2018
FM: Belarus interested in closer cooperation with European structures FM: Belarus interested in closer cooperation with European structures
"Such cooperation should be based on equality, mutual respect and consideration for each other’s interests. It was highlighted that Belarus contributes to addressing common European issues, like illegal migration and other transnational challenges"...
29 Oct 2018
Belarus expects trade with China to reach $3.5bn in 2018 Belarus expects trade with China to reach $3.5bn in 2018
According to the source, China is in Belarus’ top three trade partners after Russia and Ukraine. Belarus-China trade has been close to $3 billion on the average for the last few years...
29 Oct 2018
Belarus president backs non-radical way of development Belarus president backs non-radical way of development
"We just live and build on what we have, making the world a better place. We don’t throw out all the good things we had in our past. I never say that we are moving away from planned economy to market economy"...
29 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Role of youth union in Belarus should be clearly defined Lukashenko: Role of youth union in Belarus should be clearly defined
"We need to be honest and straight when it comes to the scope of power we can vest in the youth, and the way they can be helpful to the state and the way we will support them. At least, in terms of legislation"...
29 Oct 2018
UN resident coordinator unveils cooperation plans with Belarus in SDG achievement UN resident coordinator unveils cooperation plans with Belarus in SDG achievement
She hailed Belarus’ achievements in environmental issues, conservation of wetlands, and efforts to combat climate change. "We are working on the implementation of new projects and programs in the healthcare sector"...
29 Oct 2018
Cooperation to help Belarus, Ukraine advance joint products to EU market Cooperation to help Belarus, Ukraine advance joint products to EU market
"This is an opportunity for us as well. When we jointly develop products with common value added, we can go to this market with the help of our Ukrainian partners. We, for our part, can offer advancement to a huge Eurasian market"...
26 Oct 2018
Ukraine president thanks Belarus for hosting peace talks Ukraine president thanks Belarus for hosting peace talks
“The trilateral contact group works in Minsk. And Belarus does everything it can to organize the work,” said Petro Poroshenko. “This is why I would like to thank Alexander Grigoryevich [Lukashenko], the Belarusian nation, Minsk”...
26 Oct 2018
Belarus president calls for peace in Ukraine through efforts of three Slavonic nations Belarus president calls for peace in Ukraine through efforts of three Slavonic nations
"It is a matter of war and peace. I am talking about it because it has been very politicized recently. Belarus is not thousands of kilometers away from this conflict, from the war where innocents perish. The war is really close"...
26 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus aims for broad-format cooperation with Ukraine across the board Lukashenko: Belarus aims for broad-format cooperation with Ukraine across the board
Alexander Lukashenko pointed out that not only economy unites the two countries and the two nations but also tight humanitarian ties. Bilateral cooperation in sport, science, and education develops vigorously...
26 Oct 2018
Lukashenko: Colossal demand for stronger friendship in Belarus, Ukraine Lukashenko: Colossal demand for stronger friendship in Belarus, Ukraine
Alexander Lukashenko stated that Ukraine is not only a good friend and a neighbor for Belarus but also one of its key political, trade and economic partners...
26 Oct 2018
Poroshenko urges to increase Ukraine-Belarus trade to $10bn Poroshenko urges to increase Ukraine-Belarus trade to $10bn
The president stressed that Ukraine views Belarus as a strategic partner and that trade and economic cooperation is the priority...
26 Oct 2018
PM: Belarus hopes to conclude new supply contracts with Sudan PM: Belarus hopes to conclude new supply contracts with Sudan
The prime minister noted that the presidents of Belarus and Sudan have set serious tasks before the governments on the development of trade and economic relations. "We have a roadmap. Some of its events are being currently implemented"...
26 Oct 2018
Gudrun Mosler-Tornstrom: Transboundary cooperation will boost regional development Gudrun Mosler-Tornstrom: Transboundary cooperation will boost regional development
Assessing the scale of the Belarusian-Ukrainian forum, she stressed that the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe sets the same task as the forum but only within the European space, and also within the borders of the 47 member countries of the Council of Europe...
26 Oct 2018
France seeks to double trade with Belarus within five years France seeks to double trade with Belarus within five years
In his words, promising cooperation avenues include agriculture, insurance, transport, supplies of machinery and equipment...
26 Oct 2018
Poroshenko: Trust between Ukraine and Belarus, between leaders Poroshenko: Trust between Ukraine and Belarus, between leaders
“Today we made sure that our decision to hold the forum was right. Six treaties have already been signed. More agreements will be concluded between our regions, which will help make the life of people in Ukraine and Belarus better”...
26 Oct 2018
Forum of Belarusian, Ukrainian regions nets over $100m in commercial contracts Forum of Belarusian, Ukrainian regions nets over $100m in commercial contracts
In his words, new contracts were signed virtually in every industry. The number includes mechanical engineering, petrochemical industry, and textile industry...
26 Oct 2018
Belarus urges to support initiative on UN database of SDG coordinators Belarus urges to support initiative on UN database of SDG coordinators
"The next stage of our work will be to set up of the UN database on national SDG coordinators and to launch it during the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development"...
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