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27 Nov 2017
Montenegrin MP encourages CEI countries to work together in digital security Montenegrin MP encourages CEI countries to work together in digital security
“We’ve enjoyed productive cooperation for many years. Belarus has always actively supported initiatives within the framework of the Central European Initiative and has helped resolve emerging issues. Digital technologies are of current interest. We should work together to ensure security in this sphere"...
27 Nov 2017
Moldova praises Belarus' CEI presidency Moldova praises Belarus' CEI presidency
“Our delegation has great expectations of the forthcoming meeting of the CEI Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk. A number of documents important for all participants of the CEI Parliamentary Assembly and for the development of IT technologies has been finalized"...
27 Nov 2017
Vice speaker: Belarus interested in bolstering ties with Moldova Vice speaker: Belarus interested in bolstering ties with Moldova
Vice Chairman of the House of Representatives Boleslav Pirshtuk said as he met with Deputy Chairman of the Moldovan Parliament Vladimir Vitiuc. He noted that in November 2017 Belarus and Moldova celebrated the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations...
27 Nov 2017
Myasnikovich: Belarus-Kazakhstan relations rely on trust and mutual respect Myasnikovich: Belarus-Kazakhstan relations rely on trust and mutual respect
Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich made the statement as he met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yergali Bulegenov...
27 Nov 2017
Plans for Midea Group venture to make air conditioners in Belarus Plans for Midea Group venture to make air conditioners in Belarus
“We intend to consider the possibility of manufacturing air conditioners in Belarus. We will study the market. Afterwards we will decide how we will develop this business,” said Zhang Keyu, President of Midea International Business, a subdivision of Midea Group...
27 Nov 2017
Myasnikovich: Belarus views Moldova as link between Central and Southern Europe Myasnikovich: Belarus views Moldova as link between Central and Southern Europe
The parties discussed the development of trade and economic relations which have a significant potential. Vladimir Vitiuc named agriculture and transport as the areas holding great prospects for the Belarusian-Moldovan cooperation...
27 Nov 2017
Lukashenko expresses condolences to Georgia over hotel fire in Batumi Lukashenko expresses condolences to Georgia over hotel fire in Batumi
The head of state noted that it is with deep pain that Belarus has learned the news about the victims of the fire. He also asked to convey his wishes of a speedy recovery to the injured...
27 Nov 2017
Call to make greater use of Belarus’ potential to link Europe and Asia Call to make greater use of Belarus’ potential to link Europe and Asia
“Thanks to its geographical position, Belarus can become an integrating link in trade between the countries of the European Union and the Eurasian Economic Union, countries in the Asia-Pacific region and Europe”...
27 Nov 2017
Belarus, Venezuela urged to work out industry-specific solutions for cooperation roadmap Belarus, Venezuela urged to work out industry-specific solutions for cooperation roadmap
The arrival of the Venezuelan delegation to Belarus testifies to the willingness to strengthen strategic and partnership relations, seek effective solutions aimed at deepening trade and economic cooperation, and fill the relationship with content...
27 Nov 2017
Belarus, Midea Group in talks over $0.5bn investment projects Belarus, Midea Group in talks over $0.5bn investment projects
According to him, a number of new projects are in the pipeline. “Our partners are willing to work here in different forms: invest and build new factories to manufacture household appliances. The second form is to set up joint ventures, the third form is to buy out an existing enterprise,” the vice premier said...
27 Nov 2017
Salary in Belarus' industrial sector to reach $500 in December Salary in Belarus' industrial sector to reach $500 in December
"The situation is paradoxical: there are more orders than we can do. Sometimes there is not enough working capital, but I am happy with a clear policy of the National Bank. When the refinancing rate falls, the availability of funds grows"...
24 Nov 2017
Belarus views European Union as pillar of world order Belarus views European Union as pillar of world order
"The head of the Belarusian delegation called for directing the Eastern Partnership Initiative towards rapprochement instead of dividing the region into groups of countries with different ambitions regarding their relations with the European Union"...
24 Nov 2017
Opinion: Belarus’ role in European politics is on the rise Opinion: Belarus’ role in European politics is on the rise
"In these conditions Belarus’ role in European politics as a country able to work as a link between Western Europe and Eastern Europe, between the European Union and Russia"...
24 Nov 2017
Lukashenko expresses condolences to Egypt over terrorist attack in Sinai Lukashenko expresses condolences to Egypt over terrorist attack in Sinai
“This tragedy is the pain not only of Egypt but also of the whole civilized humankind. It is once again reaffirms the need for the consistent relentless fight against terrorists who do not respect the principles of humanity”...
24 Nov 2017
Makei: Belarus’ framework agreement with EU may be signed in near future Makei: Belarus’ framework agreement with EU may be signed in near future
"We suggested doing it long time ago. Now we can see that there are changes in the approaches of our European friends and partners. These are positive changes. There is readiness to discuss the matter"...
24 Nov 2017
PM: Belarus set to implement all agreements with China PM: Belarus set to implement all agreements with China
“The Belarusian government is ready to provide maximum comfortable conditions for the implementation of all bilateral projects and agreements, and welcomes the ongoing work to fill the trade and economic relations with new content”...
24 Nov 2017
UNDP: Environmental projects in Belarus yield tangible results UNDP: Environmental projects in Belarus yield tangible results
"The preservation of peatlands is not only a matter of economy or ecology. This also includes a social dimension. The focus should be placed on these points"...
24 Nov 2017
Latvian FM: Belarus, EU have gone a good way towards normalization of relations Latvian FM: Belarus, EU have gone a good way towards normalization of relations
As for the signing of the agreement between Belarus and the EU, he stressed that both Minsk and Brussels, and also other countries should decide on how and in what areas to cooperate...
24 Nov 2017
Lukashenko: Visit of Belarus’ foreign minister to Brussles planned well in advance of EaP summit Lukashenko: Visit of Belarus’ foreign minister to Brussles planned well in advance of EaP summit
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko told the media, commenting on the degree of Belarus’ representation at the summit and claims that Russia is somehow connected to it...
24 Nov 2017
Wiktorin: EU will continue to support environmental projects in Belarus Wiktorin: EU will continue to support environmental projects in Belarus
"Climate has no borders. Climate change mitigation is a strategic priority for the European Union. European leaders signed a climate action that envisages a new target of 40% carbon emissions cut by 2030"...
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