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20 July 2018
19:57
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President

Alexander Lukashenko during the government conference Belarus president okays new approaches to mending ailing agricultural enterprises
Mikhail Rusy said: “The head of state has backed the proposals developed by municipal government agencies, central government agencies, and judicial authorities. The relevant draft presidential decree will be adjusted within a very short period of time."

Politics

Belarus welcomes world leaders' contacts to ease political tensions
“Peace, stability and security win in any case. Even if there are any political, trade and economic difficulties in the relations between countries, coalitions, there is no other way out as to engage in dialogue,” the Belarusian foreign minister stressed.
Belarus, Uzbekistan to expand legal base
During the meeting the sides discussed the organization of events and measures to advance Belarus-Uzbekistan political dialogue, including at the top level. The Uzbek minister of foreign affairs noted positive dynamics in interaction between the two countries.
Minsk gearing up for OSCE conference on combating terrorism in digital age in October
Consideration was given to the CTC review of Belarus' implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on countering terrorism and the committee's recommendations.

Economy

Mikhail Rusy Belarus' crop forecast figures revealed
I think the harvest of grain crops will be lower than last year. With regards to corn, the quality will be good but the harvest will be 450,000-460,000 tonnes lower than last year. We are looking to conserve 7.800 million tonnes, Belarus' Vice Premier Mikhail Rusy said.

Society

An archive photo Air temperature in Belarus above climate average in H1 2018
The average temperature in the first half of the year was +5.6°C. It was 0.9 degrees above the climate average, Natalya Klevets said.
Susedzi bike marathon welcomes nearly 700 riders in Augustow Canal
The marathon, which was held for the eighth time, has become an important cycling event for Grodno Oblast and Belarus in general. This time, taking part in the event were about 700 riders from Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Russia.
IT viewed as promising area of cooperation for Belarus, Latvia
As BelTA reported earlier, on 19-20 July Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei paid a working visit to Latvia.

Sport

Vladislav Davyskiba. Photo courtesy of CEV Belarus defeat Netherlands at CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship
Belarus lost two first sets to the rival but fought back in the next three to secure an overall win. Vladislav Davyskiba was named the top scorer for the winning team with 21 points.