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30 Jan 2018
Belarus hopes to boost investment cooperation with EU Belarus hopes to boost investment cooperation with EU
Belarus-EU relations have been developing in a productive way, the PM stated. In January-November 2017, Belarus-EU trade reached almost $13 billion. Belarus’ exports went up by 32% to total $7 billion, the imports grew by 21%...
30 Jan 2018
U.S. diplomat supports abolition of all sanctions if Belarus takes steps U.S. diplomat supports abolition of all sanctions if Belarus takes steps
The U.S. sanctions against Belarus damage the bilateral relations, Robert Riley underlined. He also stressed that Belarus and the United States cooperate in many fields...
30 Jan 2018
Belarus to continue working on visa facilitation with other countries Belarus to continue working on visa facilitation with other countries
"It benefits the development of business, tourism, people-to-people contacts"...
30 Jan 2018
Commissioner Hahn: Belarus can further strengthen its positions in EaP Commissioner Hahn: Belarus can further strengthen its positions in EaP
Johannes Hahn stressed that “Belarus has already played a very responsible and important part in the Eastern Partnership”. “The country can keep strengthening its positions,” he believes...
30 Jan 2018
Opinion: Belarus-EU dialogue has been developing very dynamically Opinion: Belarus-EU dialogue has been developing very dynamically
“The dialogue between Belarus and the EU has been developing very dynamically. We would like to see such dynamics remain in place in the future,” Vladimir Makei noted...
30 Jan 2018
Belarus ready to make any contribution to secure Europe
“Our country is in the heart of Europe. This speaks a lot. You can count on us. We will always stay committed to good-neighborly relations and are ready to make any contribution to the security on the European continent. It is of utmost importance today”...
30 Jan 2018
Noskevich on the prospects of cooperation with the FBI, high-profile cyber crime cases
Chairman of Belarus’ Investigative Committee Ivan Noskevich is in the United States on a working visit. He is scheduled to meet with the FBI’s top-ranking officials and to visit a number of the bureau’s divisions and training academy...
30 Jan 2018
MFA: Belarus shows principled and consistent position against anti-Semitism
Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko said at the Rome International Conference on the Responsibility of States, Institutions and Individuals in the Fight against...
29 Jan 2018
EU Commissioner Hahn: EU-Belarus cooperation greatly extended EU Commissioner Hahn: EU-Belarus cooperation greatly extended
As it was reported, Johannes Hahn will travel to Belarus on 30 January. During the visit he is scheduled to hold meetings at different levels, including with top-ranking government officials and the minister of foreign affairs...
29 Jan 2018
Harstedt praises Belarus’ participation in OSCE PA Harstedt praises Belarus’ participation in OSCE PA
"I would like to note that we highly appreciate the participation of Belarus in the work of the OSCE PA. 2017 was a special year, as Belarus agreed to host the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly, which played a very important role for its image within the OSCE PA"...
29 Jan 2018
Kazakhstan’s ambassador: Belarus’ digital economy practices raise interest worldwide Kazakhstan’s ambassador: Belarus’ digital economy practices raise interest worldwide
Belarus is the world's first country to recognize blockchain. What Belarus does merits great respect, Ermukhamet Ertysbayev added...
28 Jan 2018
MFA: Belarus seeks to consistently strengthen international peace and security MFA: Belarus seeks to consistently strengthen international peace and security
Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said in an address dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day...
26 Jan 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarusian scientists Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarusian scientists
“In the modern dynamic world science is the bedrock of a strong and prosperous country,” the head of state emphasized...
26 Jan 2018
Opinion: Ordinance No.1 is based on social justice principles Opinion: Ordinance No.1 is based on social justice principles
The ordinance envisages a groundbreaking solution to employment issues: the government will annually draw up a list of territories with a complicated employment situation...
25 Jan 2018
Opinion: The government takes measures to develop the society via economic independence of citizens Opinion: The government takes measures to develop the society via economic independence of citizens
According to Nikolai Shchekin, the Population Employment Assistance Ordinance stipulates that municipal government agencies are responsible for helping individuals find jobs...
25 Jan 2018
Belarus-Tajikistan cooperation to receive new impetus Belarus-Tajikistan cooperation to receive new impetus
“We attach great importance to our trade and economic relations, especially in light of the recent visit of the Tajikistan president to Belarus. The heads of state coordinated a number of matters related to trade and economic interaction and interaction in other fields, including the humanitarian one”...
25 Jan 2018
Lukashenko comments on discussions of 2020 election campaigns in Belarus Lukashenko comments on discussions of 2020 election campaigns in Belarus
“When we make a decision on holding these elections separately or at the same time, we will inform about it in advance so that government bodies and all people willing to become members of the parliament and presidential candidates could prepare for it. We will not deceive anyone”...
25 Jan 2018
Pankaj Saxena: Belarus and India implement high-level agreements in full Pankaj Saxena: Belarus and India implement high-level agreements in full
"India and Belarus have traditionally enjoyed friendly relations since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1992"...
25 Jan 2018
Dapkiunas: Friendship with India is important to Belarus Dapkiunas: Friendship with India is important to Belarus
"We are sincerely pleased with the development successes of this big country and are always ready to support its initiatives both in word and action, both in bilateral relations and at international venues"...
24 Jan 2018
Deputy PM: Everything in place for recreation of Syrian children in Belarus Deputy PM: Everything in place for recreation of Syrian children in Belarus
"The guests visited the leading Belarusian universities, the National Olympic Committee, the cultural and sports center Minsk Arena, Minsk Automobile Plant, BelAZ, and also our museums"...
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