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24 May 2018
Bordyuzha praises Belarus’ peacekeeping efforts in Eastern Europe Bordyuzha praises Belarus’ peacekeeping efforts in Eastern Europe
He pointed out that it is not the first time that Minsk has served as a venue to address complicated foreign policy issues, including the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh and Donbas...
24 May 2018
Belarus president in favor of ending conflict in Ukraine fast Belarus president in favor of ending conflict in Ukraine fast
"If there is no peace in Ukraine, not only we but all of you will feel the heat. This conflict must be finished as soon as possible. You can count on us in this matter. We will do everything the conflicting sides will agree on"...
24 May 2018
OSCE Secretary General in favor of turning Minsk Dialogue into big negotiation process OSCE Secretary General in favor of turning Minsk Dialogue into big negotiation process
"We are grateful to Belarus for this opportunity, because we are very concerned by the current status of international relations. The first thing to do is to prevent escalation of the situation. Therefore, a dialogue is just want we need"...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus is neither with Russia against Europe or with Europe against Russia Lukashenko: Belarus is neither with Russia against Europe or with Europe against Russia
"For us the question who we are with is unacceptable in principle. Our position gives an answer to this question. The Belarusian people have not chosen this place to live. Hence our foreign policy, and the position of general"...
24 May 2018
Europe urged to take lead in resolving issues between East and West Europe urged to take lead in resolving issues between East and West
"Belarus, and many countries of Central and Eastern Europe, whose representatives are present here, are facing the prospect of finding themselves on the fault line of civilization"...
24 May 2018
Lukashenko: International relations today resemble situation before WWI Lukashenko: International relations today resemble situation before WWI
“The great powers that were expected to be reliable guarantors of stability are unable to agree on any major issue today. On the one hand, they talk about the importance of preserving the architecture of modern security. On the other, they do not abandon attempts to circumvent the veto in the UN Security Council”...
23 May 2018
Minsk described as convenient venue for discussing important international matters Minsk described as convenient venue for discussing important international matters
“In the international scene Minsk enjoys the reputation of a platform for peace talks,” said Christine Muttonen...
23 May 2018
Makei: Belarus’ Helsinki-2 initiative seeks to boost global security Makei: Belarus’ Helsinki-2 initiative seeks to boost global security
"It is no secret that despite all significant achievements of the Helsinki Process and its subsequent developments, we have failed to come up with single and indivisible security on our continent"...
23 May 2018
Makei: Belarus strongly feels the heat of confrontation between countries Makei: Belarus strongly feels the heat of confrontation between countries
"Therefore, all of us need to find out how to turn to advantage the country’s location in between the centers of power and to transform it from a cause of problems into a factor of development, cooperation and prosperity"...
23 May 2018
Makei: Sanctions-related issues will be gradually resolved Makei: Sanctions-related issues will be gradually resolved
“The outcome of our engagement with European and American partners suggests that all the parties are seeking to enhance the positive environment now”...
23 May 2018
Belarus invites China to create space satellite together Belarus invites China to create space satellite together
"We are now designing a new satellite together with Russian scientists. But the satellite after this one or maybe in addition to this one may be designed in association with Chinese scientists. It is a broad field for work"...
23 May 2018
Belarus counts on EU’s expertise to develop its digital economy Belarus counts on EU’s expertise to develop its digital economy
"It would be great if the transition economies such as Belarus could implement the European experience in the shortest possible time"...
23 May 2018
Plans to give special status to Belarus’ Academy of Public Administration Plans to give special status to Belarus’ Academy of Public Administration
The number one task for the academy is to train highly professional, responsible and ambitious management specialists...
22 May 2018
Plans to use full potential of regional SDG groups in Belarus Plans to use full potential of regional SDG groups in Belarus
Marianna Shchetkina pointed out that the Belarusian side expects new ideas and support in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals from the UN/UNDP...
22 May 2018
‘Ice Age’ in Belarus-Sweden relations over ‘Ice Age’ in Belarus-Sweden relations over
In his words, Belarusian-Swedish economic ties have been affected by the cold in the bilateral relations most of all. "It is what I am going to focus and work on"...
22 May 2018
Makei responds to public statements by Lithuanian MFA on Belarus Makei responds to public statements by Lithuanian MFA on Belarus
"In today's world there are no completely self-sufficient countries. Some of the states that accuse Belarus of ‘being dependent’ on third countries are themselves largely dependent on Belarus"...
22 May 2018
Belarusian civil service academy in for radical changes Belarusian civil service academy in for radical changes
"It is necessary to decide what we want from the Public Administration Academy. When we make up our minds, we will see who we should train. Then it is necessary to change the curricula. The institution trains and offers postgraduate education to civil servants"...
22 May 2018
Lukashenko unhappy with Belarus’ lack of engagement with Scandinavian countries Lukashenko unhappy with Belarus’ lack of engagement with Scandinavian countries
"Sweden is a very important country for us. It does not matter that some politicians there have become politicized. Things happen. However, we need to build contacts with them. You know that a trade surplus is a must"...
22 May 2018
Decline in drug crimes in Belarus attributed to tough measures Decline in drug crimes in Belarus attributed to tough measures
"My report was based on statistics, which demonstrates that we’ve managed to considerably reduce the drug threat in the country by means of tough legal measures and practical actions, unorthodox measures in some cases"...
22 May 2018
Lukashenko: Belarusian hockey team belong in IIHF lowest division but we cannot accept this Lukashenko: Belarusian hockey team belong in IIHF lowest division but we cannot accept this
The head of state asked about the future prospects of HC Dinamo Minsk which is the main base for training players for the national team...
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