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22 Jan 2018
Belarus busy creating smart border Belarus busy creating smart border
The chief of the Belarusian border service underscored that in a bid to improve the protection of the state border they focus on smart and modern technologies, which allow keeping an eye on the situation remotely while utilizing less resources than the effort required in the past...
22 Jan 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus is an island of security on the Eurasian continent Lukashenko: Belarus is an island of security on the Eurasian continent
“We spend a lot on protecting the state border. Today Belarus is an island of security on the Eurasian continent. We spend handsome amounts of money on preventing all kinds of migrants, bandits, charlatans, and criminal groups from reaching Europe and going back to the East. We perform an important international function”...
22 Jan 2018
Pakistan ambassador confident about big prospects of cooperation with Belarus Pakistan ambassador confident about big prospects of cooperation with Belarus
The ambassador stressed the important role of the two leaders in the promotion of Belarusian-Pakistani cooperation, which, in his opinion, has a large potential for development...
22 Jan 2018
Belarus eager to cooperate with South Korea in IT, digital economy Belarus eager to cooperate with South Korea in IT, digital economy
“We have a big interest in cooperation in IT and digital economy, the fields where you have ample experience and very good results,” the Belarusian MP said. He drew attention to the fact that Belarus has taken certain measures in these fields...
20 Jan 2018
Belarus, Poland encouraged to co-launch more innovative investment projects Belarus, Poland encouraged to co-launch more innovative investment projects
During Konrad Pawlik’s tenure as the Ambassador to Belarus “our countries have gained more trust, the relations have become more constructive,” Mikhail Myasnikovich said...
19 Jan 2018
Germany values progress in Minsk agreements above negotiation venue choice Germany values progress in Minsk agreements above negotiation venue choice
The official said: “I don’t want to evaluate individual proposals. What helps advance the crisis resolution is important for us. Where it will be done is a minor matter”...
19 Jan 2018
Opinion: Belaya Rus seeks social prosperity, not political power Opinion: Belaya Rus seeks social prosperity, not political power
The public association always takes part in politics. “Its fundamental status gives an opportunity to collect the opinions of the political parties on the social basis,” Gennady Davydko underlined...
19 Jan 2018
Call to use Belaya Rus’ potential to strengthen Belarus’ international positions Call to use Belaya Rus’ potential to strengthen Belarus’ international positions
“We believe that Belaya Rus can contribute towards the strengthening of public diplomacy and developing the positive public opinion of Belarus abroad, including in the United Nations, PACE, the OSCE,” Alexander Radkov noted...
19 Jan 2018
Makei: Talks on Ukraine can be moved even to Antarctica provided they are successful Makei: Talks on Ukraine can be moved even to Antarctica provided they are successful
"We are not participants in the negotiations, but the President of the Republic of Belarus has repeatedly proposed various options to resolve the crisis"...
19 Jan 2018
Opinion: Raubichi can host high-level tournaments thanks to its modern infrastructure Opinion: Raubichi can host high-level tournaments thanks to its modern infrastructure
In 2019, Raubichi will host the IBU Open European Championships in February and also the IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships...
18 Jan 2018
Hope for accord in Ukrainian conflict mentioned in Minsk Hope for accord in Ukrainian conflict mentioned in Minsk
During the negotiations in Minsk on 18 January the subgroup on humanitarian affairs spoke positively about the POW exchange on 27 December. "It is a great accomplishment"...
18 Jan 2018
Big risk, big reward: Belarus’ Sergei Vyazovich comments on stage win at Dakar 2018 Big risk, big reward: Belarus’ Sergei Vyazovich comments on stage win at Dakar 2018
“At the end of the first special we learned that we were three minutes ahead of the hopeful. Then we decided to pick up the pace and ride the last 20 kilometers at full speed. The risk turned out to be reasonable as we became the first Belarusians ever to grab a stage win at Dakar”...
18 Jan 2018
Talented children from Syria explore education opportunities in Belarus Talented children from Syria explore education opportunities in Belarus
"We are very happy to visit Belarus. This visit can open up new opportunities for our talented children. They are schoolchildren now and are planning their future"...
18 Jan 2018
Belarus interested in developing cooperation with UNICEF Belarus interested in developing cooperation with UNICEF
Marianna Shchetkina noted that Belarus is interested in further cooperation with UNICEF, including in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at protecting and respecting the rights of children, preserving their health...
18 Jan 2018
Belarus on track for stable economic growth Belarus on track for stable economic growth
The country’s goals for 2018 are to make the economic growth more sustainable and find new points for growth. All the necessary prerequisites were created last year...
17 Jan 2018
Unmatched safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant reiterated Unmatched safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant reiterated
"We are building the nuclear power plant primarily for our own sake. We are first and foremost interested in its safety," stressed the Belarusian emergencies minister...
17 Jan 2018
Belarus-Russia Union State foundation treaty amendments suggested Belarus-Russia Union State foundation treaty amendments suggested
“I believe we will come up with very serious and interesting proposals, which can be considered as some additions and amendments to the Union State foundation treaty”...
16 Jan 2018
Traditional Chinese medicine centers to open in every Belarusian oblast in 2018 Traditional Chinese medicine centers to open in every Belarusian oblast in 2018
"The Reflexology Department of the Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education has trained quite a few specialists over the last 30 years. They provide medical services to patients in different Belarusian clinics in accordance with relevant methods"...
16 Jan 2018
Belarus prime minister reaffirms higher salaries for harder work instruction Belarus prime minister reaffirms higher salaries for harder work instruction
“The reference size of the average salary was determined during the government conference hosted by the head of state on 21 November 2017. All the necessary instructions were given. But the requirement that the growth of salaries and labor productivity growth in the non-budget sector should be correlated still stands. People have to earn their salaries”...
16 Jan 2018
Belarus’ CEC: Moving election date not in breach of Constitution Belarus’ CEC: Moving election date not in breach of Constitution
When asked about the possibility of holding one of the election campaigns due in 2020 at the end of 2019, Lidia Yermoshina said: “Moving the election day does not violate the Constitution. Holding the election past after the deadline does violate the Constitution"...
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