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20 February 2019
20:32
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President

Lukashenko: Belarus will always be a reliable partner for the EU
“I want to assure you that Belarus always pursues a balanced and well-considered policy in relations with its neighbors. We believe that neighbors are given to us by God, we do not choose them. With this in mind, we will always be a reliable partner for the European Union,” Alexander Lukashenko said.

Politics

Vladimir Makei. An achive photo FM: Belarus-EU visa facilitation talks in progress
Belarus keeps working with its European partners on the agreements on visa facilitation and readmission, Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said.
Belarus, Uzbekistan review plan for cooperation in security
State Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Stanislav Zas met with Deputy Secretary of the Security Council under the President of Uzbekistan Bobur Shayakubov in Minsk on 21 February.
Vladimir Semashko. An archive photo Ambassador: Belarus associated with peace, security in Europe
Belarus is perceived in Europe as a place of peace and security, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko said.

Economy

An archive photo Belarus government okays this year's merchandise export growth targets
The growth rate of Belarus' merchandise export to Uzbekistan will have to be at least 108%, to Russia – 107%, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan – 105%. As far as European countries are concerned, export to Spain is expected to increase by 12%.

Society

Alexander Konyuk Call for elevating status of anticorruption commissions in Belarus
The official said: “It is necessary to reformat the work of these commissions, giving them more significance and a higher status. It means giving them more authority so that they would make decisions on the fly, without delays.”
Vladimir Makei Belarusian FM: Mother tongue is pillar of statehood
The mother tongue plays a crucial role in all the areas of social, economic and cultural life, the minister said. Vladimir Makei cited Belarus' national poet Yakub Kolas: "A native tongue is our first instrument to discover the life and the world”.
Anatoly Lemeshenok Belarusian, Russian unions of journalists sign agreement on cooperation
According to Anatoly Lemeshenok, the agreement will add an additional impetus to cooperation between the unions of journalists of the two countries.

Sport

Evgeniya Pavlova and Dmitry Malyshko Russia win Single Mixed Relay gold at Raubichi
Russia won gold in the Single Mixed Relay at the IBU Open European Championships in Raubichi. Silver went to Sweden, bronze to France.