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Belarus shows interest in development programs in Africa
16 May, 18:01
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the Republic of South Africa Andrei Molchan met with Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, the CEO of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency.
Pavel Latushko. An archive photo
Ambassador: Belarus is open to talks with new French government
16 May, 10:29
We are open to talks with the new government on matters relating to the development and expansion of trade and economic cooperation, Pavel Latushko said.
Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 24 May
15 May, 20:17
Martin Sajdik specified that the subgroup on economic affairs had discussed the available options for paying for water supply in specific areas of Lugansk Oblast and Donetsk Oblast. Participants of the subgroup underlined their desire to find a solution fast since water supply has not been resumed yet.
Investigation into OSCE vehicle explosion in Ukraine's Donbass area continues
15 May, 20:14
According to Martin Sajdik, on 15 May the subgroup on security heard out a report on progress in investigating the incident. One OSCE mission officer was killed and another two were injured on 23 April when their vehicle rolled over a land mine.
Groundwork laid in Minsk for massive POW exchange in Ukraine
15 May, 20:10
According to Martin Sajdik, the verification mechanism was successfully launched on 28 April, however, some issues have yet to be addressed.
Igor Petrishenko (center). Photo courtesy of the embassy of Belarus in Russia
Belarus ambassador notes vigorous international interest in Eurasian Economic Union
15 May, 19:59
Igor Petrishenko said he believes that the school for young experts will help find even more correct and necessary decisions for advancing Eurasian integration, that it will help make another significant step on the way of joint mutually beneficial development.
Edouard Philippe named France's new prime minister
15 May, 16:20
The appointment came after the 39-year-old head of state was sworn in at the Elysee Palace on Sunday.
Trilateral contact group on Ukraine resumes talks in Minsk
15 May, 15:39
The previous meeting of the OSCE-Ukraine-Russia contact group took place on 26 April. The parties agreed on the mechanism for verifying whether the prisoners of war want to stay where they are after they are released.
Vietnam president to visit Belarus soon
15 May, 15:05
The Vietnam president will visit Belarus in the near future. A number of documents are expected to be signed, Vladimir Makei said.
Sergei Lebedev. An archive photo
Lebedev: Most CIS states show interest in Silk Road projects
15 May, 13:36
Chinese President Xi Jinping's initiative on joint development of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st century Maritime Silk Road promptly proved its relevance and has already received widespread support, Sergei Lebedev said.
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