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1 Jul 2021
Forum of Regions described as landmark event for Belarus, Russia Forum of Regions described as landmark event for Belarus, Russia
"The forum has become one of the landmark events in the life of the two countries and traditionally arouses genuine interest. It contributes both to good human relations and interstate dialogue. The unique project once proposed by Valentina Matviyenko have become an effective platform for large-scale interregional cooperation"...
1 Jul 2021
Putin: Belarus is Russia’s closest ally Putin: Belarus is Russia’s closest ally
The Russian head of state noted that the relations between the two countries are based on mutual respect, support and consideration of each other’s interests. “Close friendly ties between the peoples of Russia and Belarus rely on common history and spiritual values, and often family bonds”...
30 Jun 2021
Vice speaker: Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia has proved its worth Vice speaker: Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia has proved its worth
“The Forum of Regions has proved its worth. This is the platform to discuss the results of implementing existing laws and to address those issues that are on the way towards closer cooperation. These issues are brought to a higher level where appropriate legislative acts are adopted,” Anatoly Isachenko said...
29 Jun 2021
Young Belarusians urged to choose words more carefully to avoid shame later on Young Belarusians urged to choose words more carefully to avoid shame later on
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “In periods, which are difficult for the country, you should be more careful with your judgments and all the more so in your actions. Why? You don’t want to feel shame for the statements and reposts years later. You will forget them but the Internet remembers everything. You won’t have time to delete everything like some are doing now"...
29 Jun 2021
PM: Victory Train project helps preserve memory about Great Patriotic War PM: Victory Train project helps preserve memory about Great Patriotic War
The prime minister stressed that such exhibitions are especially important for young people. "Our generation actively communicated with veterans, they shared their memories with us. The modern generation does not have this opportunity. Therefore, such artistic means are an effective and quick way to preserve the memory of what our people had to face and endure"...
29 Jun 2021
Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions lauded as important, eagerly awaited event Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions lauded as important, eagerly awaited event
“Every Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia is an important event that our countries always look forward too. This is a perfect platform for strengthening the partnership and friendly relations between our countries and establishing long-term ties in various fields. Such cooperation yields successful and progressive results,” Viktor Liskovich noted...
28 Jun 2021
Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss trade, economic cooperation Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss trade, economic cooperation
"Belarus feels great respect and friendship towards Kazakhstan. We have always been allies, partners. The human factor is very important for the development of business relations too"...
28 Jun 2021
Ambassador: Belarus is an independent, self-sufficient state Ambassador: Belarus is an independent, self-sufficient state
"If we draw parallels with the past, we see that Belarus was a success in the Soviet Union and has remained so after gaining the independence," the ambassador said. "We are an independent, self-sufficient state"...
28 Jun 2021
UAE keen to strengthen relations with Belarus UAE keen to strengthen relations with Belarus
“We welcome the path chosen by the leaders of the UAE with regard to the relations with Belarus. The UAE leadership is keen to strengthen and expand the historical relations between our countries that mostly focus on cooperation in trade, economy, and investment,” he added...
28 Jun 2021
PM: Trade and economic relations at the heart of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation PM: Trade and economic relations at the heart of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation
"We are fulfilling the tasks and the agreements reached by the heads of state. Belarus and Kazakhstan are partners, allies. We cooperate in international associations and, of course, develop cooperation on a bilateral track. Trade and economic relations are at the heart of our cooperation"...
25 Jun 2021
MP: Belarus will do everything to protect sovereignty and territorial integrity MP: Belarus will do everything to protect sovereignty and territorial integrity
The speaker said: “The Belarusian state is capable of doing and will do everything necessary to protect sovereignty, territorial integrity, and the people’s right to choose its own way of development on the basis of national interests, traditions, and peculiarities of the mentality"...
25 Jun 2021
Lukashenko describes Zhirovichi monastery as shrine for believers from all over the world Lukashenko describes Zhirovichi monastery as shrine for believers from all over the world
"Zhrivichi is a shrine of the Orthodox world, for Belarusian and other believers. It has been visited and will always be visited by people from all over the world,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said...
24 Jun 2021
MP: CSTO is important part of security system in Europe and Eurasia MP: CSTO is important part of security system in Europe and Eurasia
“The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is an important part of the security system not only in Europe but also in Eurasia as a whole. The CSTO, SCO, NATO, the UN and the OSCE are designed to enhance the transparency of the positions of all countries and contribute to the resolution of local conflicts that arise around the perimeter of our countries”...
24 Jun 2021
Minister: Delta variant adds new urgency to vaccinations in Belarus Minister: Delta variant adds new urgency to vaccinations in Belarus
“The emergence of the Indian variant prompts us to step up our work and it is also a strong reason for the public to get vaccinated. According to our data, we have enough vaccines. Any type of vaccine has a protective effect and does not lead to serious consequences. Therefore, the conclusion is very simple: vaccination is one of the most important ways to stay healthy, along with social distancing and other health and safety measures”...
24 Jun 2021
Lukashenko: Discord between countries should not affect relations between peoples Lukashenko: Discord between countries should not affect relations between peoples
“You see what kind of relationship we have with Lithuanians and Poles. In no way should this affect business people and the general public. Lithuanians, Poles and Ukrainians are not to blame for what is happening. We should not allow a clash of interests of, say, the Polish diaspora in Belarus (which is relevant for Grodno and Brest) and the Poles who live on the other side of the border”...
24 Jun 2021
Lukashenko describes sanctions against Belarus as West's impotence Lukashenko describes sanctions against Belarus as West's impotence
The president stressed that there should not be any downfalls at enterprises. “We must show those rascals across the border that their sanctions are their impotence. And we will do it,” he said...
23 Jun 2021
Russia, Belarus to build up resilience to sanctions together Russia, Belarus to build up resilience to sanctions together
The official said: “The Russian Federation is dedicated to allied relations with the brotherly country of Belarus. We will continue coordinating our efforts for the sake of bolstering state sovereignty, ensuring national security of our countries on the basis of the existing international legal agreements"...
23 Jun 2021
Belarusian PM: MILEX is a well-recognized brand Belarusian PM: MILEX is a well-recognized brand
“This event has gone from a small exhibition pavilion to a large-scale forum. Today MILEX is a well-recognized brand, embodying the intellect, quality and innovation of the Belarusian defense-industrial complex”...
23 Jun 2021
Lukashenko: Belarus will do everything for peace in the region Lukashenko: Belarus will do everything for peace in the region
“Our sons, who stand here under the flags of the winners, will do everything to ensure that you live a peaceful life on your land. You - Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians, Poles, Jews, Tatars. Everyone who lives here on this land. This is your land. You are not expected anywhere and do not believe their promises that you will be accepted there with open arms. Belarusians, this is your land, take care of it, appreciate it. Because it doesn't belong just to us"...
23 Jun 2021
Lukashenko slams EU sanctions against Belarus Lukashenko slams EU sanctions against Belarus
"We did not expect one country to participate in this collective conspiracy - Germany whose ancestors killed every third Belarusian in the Great Patriotic War and millions of unborn children,” the president stressed. “All those 80 years after 1945 the Germans wer begging the world, in Europe, the former Soviet Union for forgiveness. They were repenting, sobbing, on their knees, asking to open monuments, to bury the still unburied Germans - fascists who came to our land"...
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