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9 Jan 2020
Viktor Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of 3rd Youth Olympic Games Viktor Lukashenko sends greetings to participants of 3rd Youth Olympic Games
“I am sure you will confirm the high level of national sport as you represent Belarus at the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympics,” Viktor Lukashenko said. He wished Team Belarus good health, success, competitive spirit and Olympic triumph...
4 Jan 2020
Fasel: Minsk Christmas ice hockey tournament is growing bigger Fasel: Minsk Christmas ice hockey tournament is growing bigger
Speaking about the preparations for the 2021 IIHF World Championship, the IIHF head said that Latvia and Belarus are two great ice hockey countries which are well-known as excellent hosts...
30 Dec 2019
Lukashenko opines on role of art in diplomacy Lukashenko opines on role of art in diplomacy
“In all times palaces were centers of political and social life, places where art accompanied many protocol events at the very high level. Art keeps playing an important role today, in particular in international diplomacy. It opens up new opportunities for strengthening friendly ties between peoples and entire states”...
24 Dec 2019
Lukashenko explains Belarus' value for Russia Lukashenko explains Belarus' value for Russia
Aleksei Venediktov was surprised by this situation. “You are not joking, are you?" he asked...
24 Dec 2019
Venediktov: Presidents of Belarus, Russia will certainly come to terms Venediktov: Presidents of Belarus, Russia will certainly come to terms
“I know that our president is ready for another conversation with your president and this might happen before the New Year. I believe that the two leaders will come to an agreement”...
23 Dec 2019
Virtually entire Belarusian-Russian integration package reconciled Virtually entire Belarusian-Russian integration package reconciled
“And we will select the time for our leaders to sign it or initial it. Certainly, it will give an absolutely unprecedented new impulse to the advancement of our relations. Primarily economic ones”...
23 Dec 2019
Belarus calls for continuous EU-EAEU dialogue Belarus calls for continuous EU-EAEU dialogue
The minister noted that the idea of integration of integrations or cooperation of integrations is about making the EU-EAEU cooperation a systemic process aimed at achieving meaningful and appreciable results for both union...
20 Dec 2019
MFA: Belarus ready to sign package of agreements with EU any day MFA: Belarus ready to sign package of agreements with EU any day
Once the agreements are signed, they will need to be ratified by the National Assembly of Belarus and the European Parliament. “They will come into force on the first day of the second month after the exchange of the notifications on the parties' compliance with the procedures,” Anatoly Glaz said...
19 Dec 2019
Belarus seeks constructive cooperation with Russia on equal footing Belarus seeks constructive cooperation with Russia on equal footing
“The position of the Belarusian side remains unchanged: the efforts to deepen integration should take into account national interests and follow the principles laid out in the Treaty. The most important thing is a level playing field for economic operators, the equal market access without exceptions and restrictions,” the speaker noted...
19 Dec 2019
Putin: Calm, level-headed work in Russia-Belarus relations Putin: Calm, level-headed work in Russia-Belarus relations
“In fact, very calm, level-headed work is underway. We are already coming to terms on some issues. On others we are still in disagreement. We will continue to work," Vladimir Putin said answering a question from journalists...
18 Dec 2019
MFA: Belarus will continue constructive cooperation with Martin Sajdik’s successor MFA: Belarus will continue constructive cooperation with Martin Sajdik’s successor
Vladimir Makei warned against abusing Belarus’ goodwill and taking any provocative actions by the participants of the meetings in Minsk to bypass the Trilateral Contact Group agreements...
18 Dec 2019
Belarus invites Turkey to collaborate in OSCE PA Belarus invites Turkey to collaborate in OSCE PA
Vladimir Andreichenko welcomed progress in bilateral parliamentary contacts. “I think we should promote our cooperation in the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in the same way. We need to bring something new into our relations in this international platform,” the speaker said...
18 Dec 2019
Belarusian nuclear power plant expected to help resolve climate problems in Europe Belarusian nuclear power plant expected to help resolve climate problems in Europe
The expert stressed that the Belarusian nuclear power plant fully meets modern requirements of the global community. “It is not just an energy project. It is an environmental one, which allows resolving the problems of climate, greenhouse gas emissions not only in Belarus but Europe as well”...
17 Dec 2019
New plan to boost economic growth in Belarus New plan to boost economic growth in Belarus
Prime Minister Sergei Rumas noted that the resolution will set forth an exhaustive list of targets for organizations. “No other targets will be set for them,” he emphasized. All in all, the resolution does not provide for any drastic changes in the list of key targets...
17 Dec 2019
Belarus interested in strengthening comprehensive cooperation with China Belarus interested in strengthening comprehensive cooperation with China
“We are proud of the good relations with China. This is really an all-weather friendship, an iron brotherhood," the speaker said. “We are grateful to Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Chinese government for their attention to cooperation with Belarus”...
17 Dec 2019
German velomobile traveler: Belarus is worth a trip German velomobile traveler: Belarus is worth a trip
"I can't single out one single place in Belarus. They all are unique and beautiful in their own way. I always try to taste local food. I liked a lot of things such as borscht and cutlets. I tasted the famous local beer in Lida"...
13 Dec 2019
Lukashenko in favor of raising prestige of general practitioners Lukashenko in favor of raising prestige of general practitioners
“It is necessary to raise the prestige of a general practitioner. He should know all the methods of providing specialized care in simple cases. Any patient will be satisfied if his doctor can perform the necessary diagnostic examination and prescribe the correct treatment in a timely manner. The future belongs to such doctors,” the head of state believes...
12 Dec 2019
Kochanova: Belarus views Vietnam as strategic partner in Southeast Asia Kochanova: Belarus views Vietnam as strategic partner in Southeast Asia
“The Belarusian parliament is ready to contribute to the development of interaction between our countries and fill the Belarusian-Vietnamese relations with new content," Natalya Kochanova said...
12 Dec 2019
EU welcomes Belarus’ political will to join WTO
The representatives of the mission said that they see a strong political will of Belarus to join the World Trade Organization. This is very important, because if a country talks about its accession plans, but does not have the political will to do it, the process might take a lifetime...
11 Dec 2019
MP: Belarus’ voice should be heard on international arena MP: Belarus’ voice should be heard on international arena
“A multi-polar world is already taking shape. This will be a world of pan-regions. It is of paramount importance for us to make sure that Belarus can count on fair terms in our region”...
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