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Alexander Lukashenko and Markku Markkula
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Belarus interested in interacting with EU on development of regions
“I am very glad to meet with you because you deal with very serious problems. We faced them long ago, in Soviet times. These problems involve our people living in rural areas, villages and small towns. We are reliable partners for those in Europe who want good and happy lives for people living, first of all, in rural areas,” the president said.

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Belarusian defense technology expo MILEX 2017 Over 30 countries will be represented during the eighth Belarusian defense technology expo MILEX 2017, which will take place in Minsk on 20-22 May.
Belarus' main social and economic indicators in January-April 2017 January-April 2017 as against January-April 2016: GDP – 100.5%, industrial output* — 105.4%
Belarus-Serbia: Trade and Economic Cooperation Since 2009 when Belarus and Serbia signed an intergovernmental free trade agreement, the trade between the two countries surged almost 5 times to exceed $250 million in 2015.
WannaCry malware As many as 162,800 computers in 150 countries remain infected as a result of the hacker attack utilizing the WannaCry malware.

President

Alexander Lukashenko Lukashenko urges to improve situation in Orsha District by year-end
According to the president, more attention should have been paid to Orsha District, it is needed to solve existing problems. “The government has been instructed to clarify all the details and bring this town in order within a year or a year and a half,” Alexander Lukashenko said.

Politics

Wiktorin: Great progress in EU-Belarus cooperation
With regard to cooperation between the EU and Belarus, we have seen the significant progress. Step by step we have been improving the relations, Andrea Wiktorin said.
Belarus delivers statement on behalf of middle-income countries at ECOSOC forum in New York
The Belarusian diplomat presented a vision of the place and role of middle-income countries in achieving global sustainable development and drew attention to the specific problems they face in financing development.
Makei: Level of Belarus-Russia interaction unmatched among post-Soviet states
Russia is the top priority of our foreign policy. It is our strategic partner and ally in the international arena,” Vladimir Makei noted.

Economy

Belarus' central bank considering further cuts in refinancing rate in 2017
Belarus' National Bank is considering reducing the refinancing rate by 1-2 percentage points before the end of the year.

Society

180-day visa-free travel for China-Belarus industrial park's potential investors, residents
Due to peculiarities of the project, the project's international status, and its novelty for Belarus the park needs a large number of foreign specialists with experience of implementing similar projects in other countries, specialists, who speak foreign languages as well as native speakers.
Plans to set up science and technology support centers in Belarus
Proposals have been made to establish science and technology support centers, in particular in Brest Oblast. They may be branches of the science and technology parks or the National Center for Technologies Transfer,Anatoly Silchenko said.
Alexander Shumilin, An archive photo Belarus shows interest in promoting international cooperation in innovation
According to Alexander Shumilin, Belarus-China scientific and technical cooperation has been expanding especially rapidly.

Sport

Belarus, Latvia to co-host 2021 IIHF World Championship
The secret vote took place in Hyatt Regency Cologne Hotel. The joint bid of Minsk and Riga got 55 votes, while Finland's bid received 52.