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18 Apr 2018
Opinion: Belarus-Azerbaijan relations have been rapidly developing Opinion: Belarus-Azerbaijan relations have been rapidly developing
“Our cooperation is acquiring a new dimension, new aspects, primarily in trade and economy. I believe that our cooperation can become an example for other countries of the region to follow”...
18 Apr 2018
Lukashenko: Nothing impedes the advancement of Belarus-Moldova cooperation Lukashenko: Nothing impedes the advancement of Belarus-Moldova cooperation
Alexander Lukashenko stressed: “I’ve come here as a person, who loves this land, a person, who was here many times. I cannot but keep thinking that friendly people live here, simply put, our kind of people”...
18 Apr 2018
Dodon: Most Moldovans admire living standards in Belarus Dodon: Most Moldovans admire living standards in Belarus
"Belarus is criticized by some in Europe, some other states. But Belarus has surpassed many countries in terms of the quality of life. Your country has preserved many good things from the Soviet Union and made new achievements"...
18 Apr 2018
Moldova president: Belarus and Moldova have always had good relations Moldova president: Belarus and Moldova have always had good relations
"Belarus is among the top 10 largest economic partners of Moldova. Judging by my own experience, I can say that your country is among our best partners"...
14 Apr 2018
Belarusian parliament criticizes military action against Syria as undermining international law Belarusian parliament criticizes military action against Syria as undermining international law
Valery Voronetsky is convinced that returning all the parties into the international legal boundaries is the way out of the global emergency situation....
14 Apr 2018
Belarus condemns strikes on Syria Belarus condemns strikes on Syria
“The situation in Syria is actually turning into an interstate armed conflict, which risks leading to further uncontrolled escalation that might go beyond the region”...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko: I am a devoted supporter of Belarusian Paralympians Lukashenko: I am a devoted supporter of Belarusian Paralympians
“They chewed everyone with their teeth. In severe weather,” stated the head of state. Alexander Lukashenko noted that some Belarusian skiers could not even climb the mountain in such conditions...
13 Apr 2018
Belarus president calls for serious dialogue on transparency in Olympic movement Belarus president calls for serious dialogue on transparency in Olympic movement
He recalled refereeing scandal with Belarusian freestyle skier Anton Kushnir at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. "This was a scandalous situation. We must not keep silent"...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko demands strategic long-term planning in every sport Lukashenko demands strategic long-term planning in every sport
"Do not wait for instructions. The chairman of the federation, the head of the supervisory council, and the national team head coach are the three persons in charge of developing a specific sport"...
13 Apr 2018
Belarus unhappy about unequal Russian gas prices in Union State Belarus unhappy about unequal Russian gas prices in Union State
“We cannot recognize as normal the situation when we are part of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, yet, for instance, at the border with Smolensk Oblast Belarus has to pay more than twice as much for natural gas in comparison with the price inside Smolensk Oblast”...
13 Apr 2018
Call to strengthen responsibility of sport federations for results Call to strengthen responsibility of sport federations for results
"The federations deliberately set the bars too high before the Olympic Games to get more money for the preparation, both from the budget and off-budget sources. In fact, there is no accountability for the money spent"...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko: We cannot lose biathlon Lukashenko: We cannot lose biathlon
Alexander Lukashenko emphasized the need for active and expert work with the pool of athletes so that the country could show great results in this sport once the current leaders of the national women’s team retire...
13 Apr 2018
Lukashenko sees coaches and athletes as priority in sport Lukashenko sees coaches and athletes as priority in sport
“Everything should be regulated. A coach and an athlete are a priority. No frills. Then, we will be able to come to an agreement,” said the head of state...
13 Apr 2018
Sport described as one of state policy priorities in Belarus Sport described as one of state policy priorities in Belarus
"Thanks to the victories of our athletes the image of our state is shaped and patriotism is nurtured," the Belarusian leader stressed...
12 Apr 2018
Belarus seeks progressive advance in relations with Armenia Belarus seeks progressive advance in relations with Armenia
The chairman of the House of Representatives expressed confidence that bilateral cooperation can be boosted through the implementation of new mutually beneficial projects in the areas such as industry and production cooperation, extraction of commercial minerals, agriculture, energy, IT, education, healthcare and others...
12 Apr 2018
Belarus interested in expanding manufacturing cooperation with Russia’s Yaroslavl Oblast Belarus interested in expanding manufacturing cooperation with Russia’s Yaroslavl Oblast
According to Andrei Kobyakov, Yaroslavl Oblast is one of the most important trade and economic partners of Belarus among Russian regions. A trade growth trend was registered in 2017 and in 2018...
12 Apr 2018
Opinion: Belarus’ government gives top priority to young people Opinion: Belarus’ government gives top priority to young people
"The national policy of Belarus and the CIS member states gives top priority to young people. Their ideas are the ideas of our countries’ well-being"...
12 Apr 2018
100 Ideas for the CIS described as ideas launch pad for youth 100 Ideas for the CIS described as ideas launch pad for youth
“If the project is worth it, there will always be the money to support it. The boldest ideas are widely applied and merit attention not only in Belarus but also abroad,” stated Vasily Zharko...
12 Apr 2018
100 Ideas for CIS project praised as ‘platform of friendship’ 100 Ideas for CIS project praised as ‘platform of friendship’
"I am glad to say that the 100 Ideas for the CIS project has been initiated by Belarus. It gives an opportunity to learn more about the background of our countries"...
12 Apr 2018
Belarus’ youth policy described as effective Belarus’ youth policy described as effective
During the meeting Igor Karpenko talked about the development of Belarus’ education system, the measures taken to support talented youth and young families...
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