Belarus Visa-Free: Now For 30 Days
Official Website of the Republic of Belarus
Year of Native Land in Belarus
Press centre
Belarus Events Calendar
Belarus’ Top Tourist Sites
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Belarus
Belarusian sanatoria and health resorts
Souvenirs from Belarus
| Home | Press centre | Opinions & Interviews

Opinions & Interviews

30 May 2018
Belarus unlikely to join WTO by autumn Belarus unlikely to join WTO by autumn
"Due to the workflow we hope to sign bilateral agreements with the main WTO members by autumn. At the same time we are on a separate track with the USA"...
30 May 2018
Belarus described as one of Eastern Partnership’s most developed economies Belarus described as one of Eastern Partnership’s most developed economies
The official pointed out the possibility of Belarus-Estonia cooperation in the area of digital government. In his words, Estonian advances in this area are focused primarily on protecting citizen data and building up the nation’s trust in digital services...
30 May 2018
Kochanova: Belarus has high hopes for the young Kochanova: Belarus has high hopes for the young
Addressing the BRSM Youth Union members, Natalya Kochanova noted that they must show an example of selfless love for the motherland and people, promote the ideas of traditional spiritual and moral values boldly and convincingly, lead a healthy lifestyle, defend the state position...
30 May 2018
Belarusian production sector out of recession Belarusian production sector out of recession
"In 2017 the industrial output growth rate totaled 106.1%. In January-April 2018 the figure reached 108.8%. We hope that we will finish this year with the same rate"...
30 May 2018
Mikser: Belarus is a very important partner for Estonia Mikser: Belarus is a very important partner for Estonia
“Economic cooperation is the most important part of bilateral relations. We see a great potential for cooperation in such areas as logistics and transit. Here both parties, both governments will have some work to do”...
30 May 2018
Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarusian school-leavers Lukashenko sends greetings to Belarusian school-leavers
The head of state emphasized that it is not only important to be an excellent specialist but also to develop as a mature and responsible personality, to take care of people and to add some personal achievements to the history book of native Belarus...
29 May 2018
Belarus invites Russia to resume gas price negotiations Belarus invites Russia to resume gas price negotiations
"We should enter a new stage of the negotiations now in order to determine the pricing formula for creating a common Eurasian electricity market and a common oil and gas market"...
29 May 2018
Belarus’ chances of acquiring consultative status under Antarctic Treaty viewed as high Belarus’ chances of acquiring consultative status under Antarctic Treaty viewed as high
"On the sidelines of the forum which I attended recently, all the founders of the Antarctic Treaty, namely the heads of 12 delegations, welcomed our positive momentum, progress, the desire to work in Antarctica observing established rules"...
29 May 2018
Strengthening of Union State viewed as joint priority of Belarus, Russia Strengthening of Union State viewed as joint priority of Belarus, Russia
“Our relationships are inclusive. We have reaffirmed this during an hour-long conversation with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and detailed negotiations with Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei”...
29 May 2018
Belarus’ work with Shanghai Cooperation Organization guided by practical interests Belarus’ work with Shanghai Cooperation Organization guided by practical interests
Vladimir Makei remarked that Belarus will take an active part in the SCO summit, which is due in Qingdao, China in June...
29 May 2018
Makei: Belarus regrets Ukraine’s decision to withdraw from CIS Makei: Belarus regrets Ukraine’s decision to withdraw from CIS
“Of course, it is the sovereign right of Ukraine. Recently, Ukraine has not attended the meetings of the CIS. We regret this”...
29 May 2018
Belarus, Russia alarmed by NATO’s activity in Baltic states, Poland Belarus, Russia alarmed by NATO’s activity in Baltic states, Poland
"Our stance just like Belarus’ stance — it was once again confirmed during the meeting with President Alexander Lukashenko today — remains unchanged: such actions to unilaterally build up the military infrastructure, deploy forces and assets near our borders are destructive and undermine trust and mutual understanding"...
29 May 2018
Allied relations with Russia described as basic component of Belarus’ foreign policy Allied relations with Russia described as basic component of Belarus’ foreign policy
“In conditions of today’s serious political and economic challenges Belarus and Russia should coordinate their efforts in the international scene. I would like to emphasize that allied relations with Russia represent a constant, a basic component of our foreign policy”...
29 May 2018
Belarus looks forward to even more rapid growth of trade with Russia Belarus looks forward to even more rapid growth of trade with Russia
In 2017, the bilateral trade totaled $32.4 billion, up 23.5% from 2016. The Belarusian export to Russia exceeded $12.8 billion, up by almost 17% as against 2016...
29 May 2018
Lavrov: Russia and Belarus are allies and seek no confrontation Lavrov: Russia and Belarus are allies and seek no confrontation
"We would like to advance equal and mutually respectful relations based on principles of mutual benefits and equal indivisible security when no one ensures its own security at the expense of the security of others"...
29 May 2018
Belarus-Russia dialogue hailed as steadily developing Belarus-Russia dialogue hailed as steadily developing
Today, the parties are expected to sign an intergovernmental agreement on certain issues related to the rules of entry of foreign nationals and stateless persons attending international sport events...
28 May 2018
Ambassador: Belarus-Estonia business events contribute to trade growth Ambassador: Belarus-Estonia business events contribute to trade growth
Belarus also attended the fourth Eastern Partnership business forum Digital Economy: Innovative Platform for Transparent Borderless Business which was held in the Estonian capital in October 2017...
28 May 2018
Proposals on Belarus’ participation in Bologna Process voiced at Paris forum Proposals on Belarus’ participation in Bologna Process voiced at Paris forum
In his speech during the plenary session on problems of implementing the Bologna Process Igor Karpenko expressed the main proposals on Belarus’ participation in the Bologna Process, which are directly tied to the European sustainable development goals...
28 May 2018
Belarus invites China to declare 2019 as Year of Education Belarus invites China to declare 2019 as Year of Education
“Last year we, together with my Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang, declared 2018 as Year of Belarus Tourism in China. I suggest we make themed years of cooperation a good tradition and declare 2019 as Year of Education in Belarus and China,” Andrei Kobyakov said...
28 May 2018
Belarus invites Bulgaria to cooperate as part of EU research projects Belarus invites Bulgaria to cooperate as part of EU research projects
Mikhail Myasnikovich said that the Parliament is aware of the projects that the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is planning to implement with the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and intends to support them in every possible way, to create the appropriate conditions...
Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
Great Patriotic War monuments in Belarus
Partisan Chronicles
European Games MINSK 2019